Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Somalia

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 1975
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
N/A
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careBannedBanned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 1960
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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