There are still many countries around the world in 2020 where being LGBT is illegal.

These laws create unsafe conditions for LGBT citizens and can cause serious harm or death for a percentage of the population.

This map helps visualize the locations of these countries.

Here’s a full list of countries that make LGBT illegal:

Afghanistan
Algeria
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Bangladesh
Barbados
Brunei
Burundi
Cameroon
Comoros
Dominica
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gambia
Ghana
Grenada
Guinea
Guyana
Indonesia
Iran
Jamaica
Malaysia
Maldives
Myanmar
Kenya
Kiribati
Kuwait
Liberia
Libya
Lebanon
Malawi
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Namibia
Nigeria
Oman
Pakistan
Palestine
Papua New Guinea
Qatar
Samoa
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Sudan
Sudan
Sri Lanka
St Kitts and Nevis
St Lucia
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Syria
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
Uzbekistan
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Taking Action

We hope to see countries remove anti-LGBT laws off their books in the coming years and will keep this list updated with new information.