Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Turkey

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1858
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
State-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1858
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1858
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