LGBTQ+ rights vary greatly between countries. In some countries, homosexuality is illegal, while in others it is legal but organizations and promotion of “nontraditional sexual relations” are illegal. In a few countries, homosexuality can receive a death penalty. LGBTQ agenda is sexual rights equality.
Transgender individuals can join the military in only 19 countries: Canada, Bolivia, French Guiana, Spain, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Israel, Australia, and New Zealand. Thailand allows transgender individuals to join only in administrative positions.
Only Ecuador, Brazil, and Malta have outlawed conversion therapies nationwide. Conversion therapy is not outlawed in the United States nationwide; however, Hawaii, California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Illinois, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine have statewide bans.
Only 5% of the United Nations member states have written into their constitutions that sexual orientation-based discrimination is prohibited. These states include Ecuador, Mexico, Portugal, Bolivia, South Africa, Sweden, and Nepal.
Most of Europe and South America have taken steps to tackle sexual orientation-based discrimination in the workplace, as well as some other countries around the world. In general, same-sex couples are not allowed to adopt outside the Americas, Europe, and Australia and New Zealand.
The Netherlands was the first country to allow same-sex marriage in 2001 and Ecuador is the most recent country to legalize it. Same-sex marriage is not legalized in the majority of Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia. Only 13% of UN member states have legalized gay marriage and a handful recognize civil unions, including Peru, Greece, and Italy
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSSEXUAL AND QUEER RIGHTS
By Chris P. What is the night out in Seoul like for a gay man? Gay sauna is one of very popular options in South Korea and particularly in Seoul. It is Friday night. Down one alley of a busy shopping and entertainment district of Seoul, young men move through what appear to be closed doors
Thailand has it all, amazing beaches, a rich cultural fabric to discover. Well known delicious Thai food, and most of all, it is very gay friendly! Bangkok, in particular, has a fantastic gay scene. In our opinion, one of the best in the world. Thailand has positioned itself to become one of Asia’s leading destinations for LGBTQ travelers. Let’s learn more about what gay life is really like from a local’s perspective.
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