Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Marshall Islands

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Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2005
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2005
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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