Every year, along with the State-Sponsored Homophobia report, ILGA World publishes also maps of sexual orientation laws in the world.
A useful tool for LGB human rights defenders, these images expose the arbitrariness of persecutory laws, and starkly indicate the absence of positive law in most parts of the world.
Download the December 2019 map (available also in PDF)
The data presented in this map is based on State-Sponsored Homophobia, an ILGA World report by Lucas Ramón Mendos. This map can be reproduced and printed without permission as long as ILGA World is properly credited and the content is not altered.