Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Mexico

Equality Index ?
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75 / 100
Legal Index ?
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93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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57 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1872
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2009
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Varies by Region
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Same-sex adoptionIllegalVaries by Region
Since 2010
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2012
Conversion therapyNot bannedVaries by Region
Since 2020
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1871
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