Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Zambia

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Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Ambiguous
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)N/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 2005
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
6% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
6% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
4% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
10% Good place
87% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
7% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
27% Did not mention homosexuals
73% Mentioned homosexuals
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