Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Saint Helena

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Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Public Opinion
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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