Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Panama

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2008
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Since 2018
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 2021
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2008
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