Homosexuality around the world

Taiwan is the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage — meanwhile it's still illegal to be gay in Brunei. This is what gay rights look like around the world.

Homosexuality Around The World

Taiwan is the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. But If you’re homosexual…In Brunei, you could face up to 10 years in prison. In April 2019, Brunei made gay-sex punishable by stoning to death. After international outcry and boycotts, the sultan announced a moratorium on the law, saying the country would not enforce it.

In Iran, man could be sentenced to death by hanging. and women could receive a flogging. 2007 In Indonesia, you could be publicly flogged in Aceh Province, where Islamic law has been strictly applied since 2001. In Uganda, so-called “unnatural” relationships are punishable with life imprisonment. In Russia, homosexuality was decriminalized in 1993. But since 2013, a law has imposed fines and prison sentences for “spreading homosexual propaganda” among minors. In France, you can get married, but you might also be one of the 1,026 victims of homophobic attacks recorded in 2017 by the police In the U.S., LGBT people are the largest minority group to experience hate crimes.

More than 250 same-sex couples are waiting in line to be registered as spouses at government household affairs agencies around Taiwan after it became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. With passageway of the new law, which permits two persons of the same gender, aged 18 or older, to register a marriage, with at least two witnesses signing the registration document, same-sex couples are expected to have the same rights as married heterosexual couples.

The marriage registration process will also be the same and married same-sex partners will be referred to as "spouses," but they will be identified as a "same-sex" couple in their household registration.


05/17/2019 7:53 PM


  • Lay'Di C.
    04/08/2019 04:58

    It use to be like this in the usa.

  • Gokul N.
    04/07/2019 18:59

    This is wrong

  • Modest M.
    04/07/2019 18:48

    Yea its wrong 😊

  • Frederick G.
    04/06/2019 22:06

    Killing people should be wrong in any faith. If it isn't, that faith is in sore need of reflection. Their countries, thier rules, its true. But they are living on our world, so it is collectively our responsibility. These people are our brothers and sisters.

  • Ciprian M.
    04/06/2019 18:32

    These countries are all extremely religious and most of the people condoning this in the comments seem to need some further education...

  • فاطمة ع.
    04/06/2019 17:38

    uk laws are most liberal..they think homosexuality is liberalism...😂wow guess they need the right definition of it...applause for Brunei n iran n indonesia n all those countries who apply the same rule..😬👍👍👍👍👍

  • Mersam E.
    04/06/2019 17:26

    What These Countries are doing is Absolutely Correct...every Country should follow in punishing Homosexuality....Homosexulaity is Sin...All gay persons will go to Hell...Repent before it is too late

  • Mark B.
    04/06/2019 15:19


  • Algernon R.
    04/06/2019 14:52

    disagree Brunei? don't go there if possible establish your own country with your rules

  • Daisy M.
    04/06/2019 13:55

    Respect their laws.

  • Leonson F.
    04/06/2019 12:58

    Y be gay if women have butts too

  • Abdur R.
    04/06/2019 11:55

    Great job Brunei 🇧🇳, no one need to be there and do it, if you want get out of the country and do it where no one will forbid you...

  • Hope M.
    04/06/2019 10:33

    I totally agree with this law .

  • Yaw D.
    04/06/2019 06:46

    Can the west accept polygamy?I think some cultures don't accept certain things and the world must respect it

  • Sana U.
    04/06/2019 06:11

    Well appreciated

  • Luis F.
    04/06/2019 04:40

    Thier country their rules

  • Shams A.
    04/06/2019 03:21

    And thats appreciable law agaist such a filthy act

  • Jumadil B.
    04/06/2019 03:01

    Being gay human will lead to human extinctions in this world and AIDS will become impossible to control.

  • Terri W.
    04/06/2019 02:22

    We have to stop this!!!

  • Shayan K.
    04/06/2019 02:14

    In 21st century people are going back to stone age because they forgot the moral , values, and ethics and going against natural law. I m surprising why the developed countries going back to dark.please let the kids be innocent and Adam was for Eve .not Adam was for Adam.

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