Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Paraguay

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36 / 100
Legal Index ?
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40 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
34% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
26% Approve
74% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
44% Good place
48% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1971
Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
State-enforced
Since 2017
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 2020
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2010
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentUnequalUnequal
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