Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & South Sudan

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Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2011
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 2011
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
No protections
Since 2011
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2011
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2011
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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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