Amnesty International on gay equality

Amnesty International explores discrimination based on sexual orientation in this short clip.

Whilst 10 countries today allow marriage equality and treat same-sex marriages at par with opposite-sex marriages, we still hear reports of public hangings taking place in countries like Iran.

According to Kaleidoscope Trust, a UK charity that works to promote equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, being gay is still a crime in 76 countries.  In five of these countries, the maximum penalty is death.

Just this month, ILGA released its updated map on lesbian and gay rights in the world – it can be found here.

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