Being Gay Punishable By Death in 5 Countries

3 Apr

Yes, it’s pretty amazing but five countries throughout the world still use the death penalty for crimes relating to homosexuality. Check out the map below from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association.

Those countries that still use the death penalty include:

1. Mauritania

2. Sudan

3. Saudi Arabia

4. Yemen

5. Iran

Parts of Nigeria and Somalia also use the death penalty as punishment for being gay.

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