Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Saint Lucia

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Legal Index ?
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Public Opinion Index ?
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17 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2005
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
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 2022
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2006
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
11% Approve
89% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
23% Approve
78% Disapprove
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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