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Where is it illegal to be gay?

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Follow this link to see an article on where it is illegal to be gay,and a fascinating map looking at anti-gay and contradictory laws. See below for an idea of what’s to come in the article._72749759_gayrightscampaigner_getty

Millions of people continue to live in places that outlaw same-sex relationships and prosecute people for being gay. In five countries and in parts of two others, homosexuality is still punishable with the death penalty, while a further 70 imprison citizens because of their sexual orientation.

Even where homosexuality is legal, many countries treat those in same-sex relationships differently, such as having an unequal age of consent or a ban on marriage. In Russia, host of the Sochi Winter Olympics, a law banning the promotion of “non-traditional” sexuality to under-18s was introduced last year.

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Author: Hidden Perspectives

A research project within the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies (SIIBS) at The University of Sheffield.

2 thoughts on “Where is it illegal to be gay?

  1. Related: Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law an anti-gay bill that toughens strict legislation against homosexuals http://wp.me/p2k2mU-2fN

  2. Have any arguments about me adding this on twitter?

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