WORLD WRAP UP Please note that when I indicate that the Country has no sodomy laws this only applies to consensual sexual activity in the privacy of their home. When a nation repeals their sodomy laws they begin a process of tweaking their laws against seeking and having consensual sex with minors and public sex so that they have a maximum devastating impact on homosexual males. These new regulations often are more harsh than the sodomy laws that were repealed.
COUNTRIES WITH SODOMY LAWS (HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVITY IS ILLEGAL) Afghanistan Algeria Angola Antigua & Barbuda Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Benin Bhutan Botswana Brunei Burma (Myanmar) Cameroon Cook Islands Djibouti Ethiopia French Polynesia (Tahiti)Ghana Grenada Guinea Guyana India Iran Iraq Jamaica Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Lebanon Liberia Libya Malawi Malaysia Maldives Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mongolia Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nauru Nepal Nicaragua Nigeria Niue Oman Pakistan Papua New Guinea Qatar Saint Lucia Samoa Saudi Arabia Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Solomon Islands Somalia Sri Lanka Sudan Swaziland Syria Tanzania Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad & Tobago Tunisia Turkmenistan Tuvalu Uganda United Arab Emirates Uzbekistan Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe COUNTRIES WITH NO SODOMY LAWS (HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVITY IS LEGAL) Albania Anguilla Andorra Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Belarus Belgium Belize Bermuda Bolivia Bosnia & Herzegovina Brazil British Virgin Islands Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia (Kampuchea) Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Dominican Republic Dutch Antilles Ecuador El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Falkland Islands/Malvinas Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guyana Gabon Georgia Germany Gibraltar Greece Greenland Guadeloupe Guatemala Guinea-Bissau Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland Indonesia Ireland Israel Italy Ivory Coast Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kosovo Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lesotho Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia Madagascar Mali Malta Martinique Mexico Moldova Monaco Montserrat Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Niger North Korea Norway Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Reunion Romania Russia Rwanda San Marino Sao Tome & Principe Serbia Slovakia Slovenia South Africa South Korea Spain Suriname Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tajikistan Thailand Turkey Turks & Caicos Islands Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Vanuatu/New Hebrides Venezuela Vietnam Vojvodina QUESTIONABLE SODOMY LAW COUNTRIES (UNSURE IF THEY BAN HOMOSEXUALITY) Egypt COUNTRIES WHERE HOMOSEXUAL ACTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY DEATH Afghanistan Iran Iraq Mauritania Nigeria Pakistan Saudi Arabia Sudan Yemen COUNTRIES THAT ALLOW HOMOSEXUALS IN ITS MILITARY Australia Austria Bahamas Belgium Canada Colombia Croatia Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Hungary Israel Italy Luxembourg Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal Russia Slovenia South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Thailand United Kingdom COUNTRIES THAT HAVE A NATIONAL GAY RIGHTS LAW THAT BANS SOME ANTI-GAY DISCRIMINATION Austria Bosnia & Herzegovina Bulgaria Canada Croatia Czech Republic Denmark Ecuador Estonia Fiji Finland France Hungary Iceland Ireland Israel Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Mexico Namibia Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal Romania Slovenia South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland COUNTRIES THAT HAVE A HIGHER AGE OF SEXUAL CONSENT FOR HOMOSEXUALS THAN FOR HETEROSEXUALS Albania Antigua and Barbuda Bahamas Brazil Channel Islands Chile Falkland Islands/Malvinas Faroe Islands Gibraltar Portugal South Africa Suriname United States COUNTRIES THAT ALLOW FOREIGN PARTNERS OF ITS HOMOSEXUAL CITIZENRY TO RECEIVE RESIDENCY PERMITS Australia Belgium Brazil Canada Denmark Finland France Germany Iceland Israel Netherlands New Zealand Norway South Africa Spain Sweden United Kingdom COUNTRIES THAT GIVE NATIONAL DOMESTIC PARTNER BENEFITS TO HOMOSEXUAL COUPLES Andorra Australia Belgium Brazil Canada Croatia Czech Republic Denmark Finland France Germany Greenland Hungary Iceland Israel Italy Luxembourg New Zealand Norway Portugal Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom COUNTRIES THAT ALLOW HOMOSEXUAL COUPLES TO MARRY Belgium Canada Netherlands Spain United States * * Massachusetts only.
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