Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Pakistan

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% support
87% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1860
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1971
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 1958
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, surgery not required
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1973
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1973
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentUnequalUnequal
Since 1973
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
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