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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    Ambiguous
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    N/A
    Military
    Unknown
    Donating Blood
    N/A
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #108 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(89%) Not a good place
Good place (2%)

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 legal
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Oct 7, 1976–Sep 8, 2018
Male illegal, female uncertain
Less than ten years in prison. Not enforced. Death penalty in Taliban held areas.

Same-sex marriage in Afghanistan

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Same-sex marriage in Afghanistan is not legal.

Current status
Since Aug 8, 1971
Not legal
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Afghanistan

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Afghanistan is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
While there aren't any laws restricting the discussion of LGBT issues in Afganistan, it is illegal and punishable by death to be homosexual in Afganistan
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Right to change legal gender in Afghanistan

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Right to change legal gender in Afghanistan is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Not preformed. No laws in place to do so.
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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 unknown.

Current status
Unknown

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 n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
Homosexuality is illegal.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Afghanistan

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Afghanistan is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Blood donations by MSMs in Afghanistan

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Blood donations by MSMs in Afghanistan is n/a.

Current status
N/A
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
Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
Homosexuality is illegal.
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