Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Niue

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Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Male illegal, female legal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2007
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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