Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Vietnam

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Gender identity only
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1999
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