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10 Worst Places to be Gay

A survey conducted by Planet Romeo (an Amsterdam-based dating and community site and app) in collaboration with Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany, got 115,000 gay men from all around the globe to participate in an online poll where 127 countries were ranked from the most conducive to the least suitable places for gay men.

As The DailyPedia has featured the  Top 10 happiest countries for gay men to live in (Read: Top 10 happiest countries for gay men), here now are the top 10 worst nations for gay men to live in.

TOP 10 WORST COUNTRIES FOR GAY MEN TO LIVE IN

10. Kazakhstan

The LGBT community in Kazakhstan face discrimination and prejudice on the grounds of their sexual orientation during the course of their everyday lives. Manifestation of negative attitudes toward LGBTs, such as social exclusion, taunting, and violence often cause the victims physical, psychological, and emotional harm. (Wiki)

Kazakhstan wants to ban gay 'propaganda' PHOTO CREDIT: tengrinews.kz
Kazakhstan wants to ban gay ‘propaganda’
PHOTO CREDIT: tengrinews.kz

9. Ghana

Ghanaian celebrities have taken to social media to condemn the beating of a suspected gay man (in photo), opening a rare window for debate on homosexuality in a country where gay sex is illegal.

Ghanaian celebrities have taken to social media to condemn the beating of a suspected gay man (in photo), opening a rare window for debate on homosexuality in a country where gay sex is illegal. PHOTO CREDIT: ghanamotion.com
Ghanaian celebrities have taken to social media to condemn the beating of a suspected gay man (in photo), opening a rare window for debate on homosexuality in a country where gay sex is illegal.
PHOTO CREDIT: ghanamotion.com

8. Cameroon

Gays are viewed as criminals and face discrimination from their own government. (Advocate.com)

Advocate.com in an article on 2013 said, LGBT citizens are viewed as criminals, and remain underneath the feet of their own government. " PHOTO CREDIT: advocate.com
Advocate.com in an article on 2013 said, LGBT citizens are viewed as criminals.
PHOTO CREDIT: advocate.com

7. Iran

Homosexuality is a crime punishable by imprisonment, corporal punishment, or in some cases of sodomy, even execution. (Wiki)

In a news by Advocate.com, 4 Gay Men were hanged in Iran for Sodomy in 2012 PHOTO CREDIT: advocate.com
In news by Advocate.com, 4 gay men were hanged in Iran for Sodomy in 2012
PHOTO CREDIT: advocate.com

6. Nigeria


Dozens were arrested for being gay in Northern Nigeria.

According to a report by RYOT, dozens were arrested for Being Gay in Northern Nigeria PHOTO CREDIT: ryot.org
According to a report by RYOT, dozens were arrested for being gay in Northern Nigeria
PHOTO CREDIT: ryot.org

Written by Jas Cruzada

A single mom who loves to read poetry, manga, and anything interesting. Loves writing, listening to music, watching feel-good movies, and pigging out. A self-confessed Naruto addict, ex-OFW, and loving mother to a smart little boy.

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