Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✖ Imprisonment as punishment
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Gender-Affirming Care
    ✖ Banned
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Unknown
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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Public Opinion

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History

Homosexual activity in Afghanistan

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Homosexual activity in Afghanistan is illegal (death penalty as punishment).

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1976
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Article 427 states homosexuality will suffer long imprisonments (along with Adultery.) In addition, article 398 states that honour killing is encouraged.
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Same-sex marriage in Afghanistan

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Same-sex marriage in Afghanistan is banned.

Current status
Since Aug 8, 1971
Banned
Article 25 in Afghanistans Law on Marriage (1971) states: “The marriage certificate is a document of man and woman which proves the contract of marriage.”
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Afghanistan

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Afghanistan is imprisonment as punishment.

Current status
Since Sep 15, 2021
Imprisonment as punishment
It is illegal and punishable by death to be homosexual in Afghanistan. Taliban is censoring LGBTQ+ topics because LGBTQ+ is illegal under Islamic Sharia Law.
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Right to change legal gender in Afghanistan

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Right to change legal gender in Afghanistan is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
No Legal identity change. Crossdressing is illegal under the Taliban.
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Gender-affirming care in Afghanistan

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Gender-affirming care in Afghanistan is banned.

Current status
Banned
In Afghanistan, gender-affirming care is prohibited.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Afghanistan

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Afghanistan is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
LGBT people here are forced to keep their gender identity a secret.
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LGBT discrimination in Afghanistan

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LGBT discrimination in Afghanistan is no protections.

Current status
Since Aug 19, 1919
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Afghanistan

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LGBT employment discrimination in Afghanistan is no protections.

Current status
Since Aug 19, 1919
No protections
None exist in the criminal code.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Afghanistan

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LGBT housing discrimination in Afghanistan is no protections.

Current status
Since Aug 19, 1919
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Afghanistan

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Same-sex adoption in Afghanistan is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
Homosexuality is illegal.
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Intersex infant surgery in Afghanistan

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Intersex infant surgery in Afghanistan is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Afghanistan

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Serving openly in military in Afghanistan is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
According to Wikipedia.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Afghanistan

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Blood donations by MSMs in Afghanistan is banned (indefinite deferral).

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
Homosexuality is illegal.
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Conversion therapy in Afghanistan

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Conversion therapy in Afghanistan is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Homosexuality is punishable by death.
Sources:
Homosexuality is punishable by death.
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Equal age of consent in Afghanistan

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Equal age of consent in Afghanistan is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Age of consent is not applicable because homosexuality is illegal in Afghanistan.
Sources:
See source for entry of same-sex activity
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