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MORE COUNTRIES WITH ANTI-GAY LAWS THAN FIRST THOUGHT

in AUSTRALIA, 08/02/2014

A newly-launched website to help track countries with anti-gay laws has found that homosexuality is considered a crime in 80 countries around the world, higher than previously thought.

Reporting in recent years had suggest- ed that about 76 or 78 countries criminal- ised homosexuality.

The latest statistics were posted by Kaleidoscope Australia on its new Antigay Laws website created by board member and Monash University Associate Professor Paula Gerber.

“This website should help to clear up a number of these misconceptions by providing accurate and up-to-date data about the true state of the laws that criminalise homosexuality,” Gerber said. 

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