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Where is it legal to be gay?

Sat Oct 5, 2013, 3:44 PM


Test by danlev

An [Incomplete] Map Generated By Equaldex Users

Above is a map of the world showing where homosexual activity is legal and illegal. Many of the red countries include penalties of life in prison and the death penalty.

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:iconvitarizqi:
VitaRizqi Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Legal in Indonesia? i no think so.
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Drews13 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016
kek, I recently talked with a gay person in gay chatroulette , so funny
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:iconrageangel23:
rageangel23 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Unfortunately it's illegal to be gay in Australia, not too sure of the penalty but there shouldn't be a penalty for being yourself
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ShadowDragon6060 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What do the completely-white parts mean?
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:iconmrthesaurus:
MrThesaurus Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It isn't legal to be gay in Belize. I'm not sure of the penalty, though.
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Sin-Q-Bus Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's legal to be gay in Russia?
Weren't people boycotting the 2014 Olympics because of Russia's negative views on gay marriage?
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FlAmExxlOrD Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
its true in yemen ( the country under Saudia arabia ) its not legal to be gay , im not gay but i know a lot of people who are okay with it they say freedom of choice and such but when some guy announced his homosexuality to everyone altho alot of people warned him not to he was murdered , NOT by the government or any justice but by a group of people who thinks that islam taught them to kill gay people on sight , i am a muslem and i know islam it does not say such thing but it does have a penalty of death to those who have sex while unmarried even if a guy with a girl although actually it doesnt apply anymore the death penalty i mean and there are several stories of those who fled to canada and other countries because they would have been murdered here , as for me either if a person is Gay , Atheist or whatever i really dont mind hanging out with anyone as long as we have something in common like , Art or video games or anything at all and even though alot of people think that here yemen is a crewel country and all but no not really a lot of people here are like me : ) i really think what you did here is great and hopefully helped people
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riekkie Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
The whole of Africa comes up negative except us here in South Africa
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:iconlisalotek:
LisaLotek Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Professional General Artist
Does white mean uncertain?
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:icondanlev:
danlev Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013
Yeah, white means no data yet.
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:iconlisalotek:
LisaLotek Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
cool. 
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Lintu47 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
    Pffft, yeah, like it's a choice. And while in most of those green countries it's not illegal to be gay (as in you are not punished for it, but still resented by many), gay marriages aren't legal either. So for a gay person it must really suck to live in this period of time since there are quite a few places where LGBT are truly, fully accepted as a normal part of today's society.
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PrinceJose Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
While it's legal to be gay in these green countries, it's not illegal to discriminate against gays in most. :noes:
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divby0 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Professional Writer
Shouldn't there be a blob of non-green covering Texas?
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lycanoptopy Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Student Filmographer
Only civilized developed countries are fully open minded.
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HaseoYashimora Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
O________________O
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ThePrincessOfChaos Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I actually thought it was illegal for homosexuality in Russia because of all of Russia's anti-LGBTQIAP+ laws~
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:icondanlev:
danlev Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
Nope, it's been technically legal since 1993, though there are laws again propaganda and expression.
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ThePrincessOfChaos Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Interesting~
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HaseoYashimora Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
only for females, well i guess i should follow "never beleave everything on the news" 
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:icontheprincessofchaos:
ThePrincessOfChaos Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Okay~
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:icondanlev:
danlev Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
against*
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