Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Venezuela

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 1999
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2023
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1998
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