Gender Inequality

What you need to know about LGBT rights in 11 maps

These maps chart LGBT rights progress around the world. Image: REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Alex Gray

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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LGBT rights like homosexual activity are still illegal in some countries of the world
LGBT rights like homosexual activity are still illegal in some countries of the world Image: Equaldex

Recent changes in laws regarding legalization of same sex marriage and similar LGBT rights
Recent changes in laws regarding legalization of same sex marriage and similar LGBT rights Image: Equaldex

Legality of gender changing LGBT rights is subject to surgery in most countries.
Legality of gender changing LGBT rights is subject to surgery in most countries. Image: Equaldex

Status of LGBT rights for adoption
Status of LGBT rights for adoption Image: Equaldex

Most of the world provides no LGBT rights for discrimination protections
Most of the world provides no LGBT rights for discrimination protections Image: Equaldex

Only a few countries provide LGBT rights against employment discrimination
Only a few countries provide LGBT rights against employment discrimination Image: Equaldex

LGBT rights - housing discrimination
LGBT rights - housing discrimination Image: Equaldex

Status of LGBT rights to join the military
Status of LGBT rights to join the military Image: Equaldex

Blood donations by LGBT people are subject to deferral periods in several countries
Blood donations by LGBT people are subject to deferral periods in several countries Image: Equaldex

LGBT rights to consent
LGBT rights to consent Image: Equaldex

Conversion Therapies are largely legal around the world
Conversion Therapies are largely legal around the world Image: Equaldex

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