Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Qatar

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Public Opinion Index ?
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Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 1915
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
State-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 1915
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1915
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1915
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1915
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 1915
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Since 1915
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1915
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
17% Did not mention homosexuals
83% Mentioned homosexuals
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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