Nations with anti-LGBT laws: 49% Muslim, 44% Christian


Almost half of the world’s 71 countries that have anti-LGBT laws are nations where a majority of the citizens are Muslims. By comparison, Christian-majority countries account for slightly fewer, but still have almost as many anti-LGBT laws on their books as their Muslim-majority counterparts. Of the 71-nation total, 49 percent (35 countries, by this site’s tally) have a Muslim majority. Majority-Christian countries account for 44 percent of the total (31 countries).


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