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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┬ápenalty 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.