Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Nepal

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Public Opinion
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
52% Good place
28% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1971
Ambiguous
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownRecognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionN/ASingle only
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsN/ABanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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