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The State of LGBT Rights Around the World

The State of LGBT Rights Around the World

PROTECTION, PERSECUTION, AND RECOGNITION OF LGBT PEOPLE ACROSS THE GLOBE



PERSECUTION



Death Penalty



Prison

(from l4 yrs to a life sentence)



illegal - Fine or undetermined

punishment



PREVENTION

Specifically prohibits marriage or

second-parent adoption



PROTECTION

Passed legislation specifically

prohibiting discrimination

based on sexual orientation







RECOGNITION



Marriage



Other type of partnership



Foreign same-sex marriages

recognized



Legislation pending





NO LEGISLATION



No specific legislation

regarding LGBT rights



*Note: Countries are colored based on the

highest level of rights/protections offerrred



Alaska (USA)

United States of America

Greenland (Denmark)

Mexico

Afghanistan

Albania

Algeria

Andorra

Angola

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Armenia

Aruba

Australia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Bahamas, The

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belgium

Belize

Benin

Bhutan

Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Brazil

Brunei

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burma

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Canada

Cape Verde

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

China

Colombia

Comoros

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Congo, Republic of the

Costa Rica

Cote d'Ivoire

Croatia

Cuba

Curacao

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic

East Timor

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Estonia

Ethiopia

Fiji

Finland

France

Gabon

Gambia, The

Georgia

Germany

Ghana

Greece

Grenada

Guatemala

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

Haiti

Holy See

Honduras

Hong Kong

Hungary

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kiribati

Korea, North

Korea, South

Kosovo

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Laos

Latvia

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macau

Macedonia

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Maldives

Mali

Malta

Marshall Islands

Mauritania

Mauritius

Micronesia

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

Montenegro

Morocco

MozambiqueNamibia

Nauru

Nepal

Netherlands

Netherlands Antilles

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

North Korea

Norway

Oman

Pakistan

Palau

Palestinian Territories

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Qatar

Romania

Russia

Rwanda

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Samoa

San Marino

Sao Tome and Principe

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Serbia

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Sint Maarten

Slovakia

Slovenia

Solomon Islands

Somalia

South Africa

South Korea

South Sudan

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Suriname

Swaziland

Sweden

Switzerland

Syria

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Thailand

Timor-Leste

Togo

Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Tuvalu

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Venezuela

Vietnam

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe





LEGISLATION IN THE UNITED STATES - PERCENT OF STATES THAT RECOGNIZE LGBT RELATIONSHIPS





SAME-SEX MARRIAGE - 14%

Connecticut

Iowa

Massachusetts

New Hampshire

New York

Vermont

Washington, D.C.



CIVIL UNIONS - 10%

Delaware

Hawaii

Illinois

New Jersey

Rhode Island



DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIPS - 12%

California

Oregon

Washington

Maine

Nevada

Wisconsin



2012 � Amy K Hunnel (http://www.amykartanddesign.com)

The State of LGBT Rights Around the World

shared by ahunnel on Aug 21, 2012 in Human Rights

The State of LGBT Rights Around the World

shared by ahunnel on Aug 21, 2012 in Human Rights

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Six countries in the world still allow the death penalty to be used as a punishment for homosexuality and many others continue to imprisonment or fine their LGBT citizens. This infographic maps legisl...
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