Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Romania

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Since 2020
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2000
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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