Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Sri Lanka

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Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
24% Good Place
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
6% Good place
30% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1885
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1971
Not legal
Since 1885
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2010
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
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