Top 10 Countries Where It’s Basically A Crime To Be Gay

Top 10 Countries Where It’s Basically A Crime To Be Gay

Believe it or not, people are still being arrested for being gay, even now, in 2019!

The list we are featuring today includes countries in which these are very old laws, and the laws in some countries are enforced more strictly than others. And, to add to that, in most of the countries on the list there is still a growing gay community that fights for their equal rights every day, and this is NOT a request to stop visiting these places. All of the statistics in the list are from Human Rights Watch, and it serves just as a reminder where there are laws against homosexuality.

10. Algeria

Two months to 2 years in prison and a fine of between 500 and 2,000 Algerian dinars (US$5 to $20).

9. Barbados

SENTENCE: Life in prison.

8. Cook Islands

SENTENCE: Five to 7 years in prison.

7. Egypt

SENTENCE: Three months to 3 years in prison. May be placed in “special reformatory” upon completion of prison sentence. Fine between 25 LE and 300 LE (US$3 and $40).

6. Jamaica

SENTENCE: Ten years in prison and hard labor.

5. Kuwait

SENTENCE: Up to 7 years in prison.

4. Maldives

SENTENCE: 6 months to 8 years in prison, up to 100 lashes for “unlawful intercourse.”

3. Morocco

SENTENCE: Six months to 3 years in prison; fines of between 120 and 1,000 dirhams (US$10 to $110).

2. Singapore

SENTENCE: Up to two years in prison.

1. United Arab Emirates

SENTENCE: Up to one year in prison and a fine of up to 10,000 dirhams


its socalled straight people who are raping children but society continues to blame gay people for this atrocity as if gay men are doing the murdering and raping of children. catholic men, micheal jackson, and christian people where the real problem exists.

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