Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & New Zealand

Equality Index ?
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79 / 100
Legal Index ?
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94 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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64 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1986
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2012
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 1994
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1994
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2013
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1986
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