Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Rwanda

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careBannedRestricted
Since 1986
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Ambiguous
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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