Lesbian and Gay rights in the world
ILGA has now published its 11th report on State sponsored homophobia throughout the world. 76 countries around the world still consider homosexuality illegal, five of them punish homosexual acts with death.
Data courtesy of ILGA
Material on state sponsored homophobia
Founded in 1978, ILGA, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association is now a association of over 700 groups in over 110 countries campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) rights.
To raise awareness on the extent of State Sponsored Homophobia in the world, we’ve created a few items (in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) you may want to use around you:
- State-Sponsored Homophobia A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults. The research, by Daniel Ottosson, Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden was updated in May 2010.
- ILGA is proud to present the 2010 version of its map on Lesbian and Gay rights in the world, in Africa, in Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean
World map 2010
Africa map 2010