Is this a good city for LGBT expatriates? Why or why not?

There are no issues I know about at the Embassy for LGBT since you are confined to post. - Jul 2019


Yes. Since we live in a compound it's no problem; however, most choose not to be open about their sexuality with Afghan staff, most of whom have much more conservative views. There is an organization for gay employees that hosts a well-attended annual party. - Jun 2014


There are some gays and lesbians here. I think that in the embassy compound it's pretty much live and let live. - Jul 2013


I can't speak from personal experience, but it is a big embassy with a fair-sized community. - Mar 2013


Within the embassy community - no problem at all. Outside in the "real Afghanistan" probably not a good idea to advertise it. - Dec 2010


If you're Afghan? No. If you're expat? I don't think anyone cares. - Aug 2010


I don't believe it is a good environment for gays; it seems like they are not out in the open with their socializing, I but can't say for sure. - Sep 2009


Does not appear to be very good. - Mar 2008


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