Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Samoa

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Gender-affirming careBannedUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2007
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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