Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Maldives

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Public Opinion
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1971
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesN/ANo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionN/ASingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsN/ALegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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