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Sun Dec 8, 2019, 09:42 PM

These are the safest and the most dangerous countries for LGBTQ visitors in 2020 [View all]

A new ranking has been compiled of the best and worst countries for gay and trans visitors. Travel bloggers Asher & Lyric compiled their ‘Danger Index’ of 150 countries, with help from student researcher Stefanie Maraizu.

The index represents the 150 countries that receive the greatest number of visitors from other countries.

Asher & Lyric looked at whether countries offered same-sex marriage, whether gay sex was illegal, had specific propaganda or morality laws, and other legislation. They also looked at whether countries were ranked as “good places to live” in general.

They allocated a score based on these different factors and then assembled the list into an index based on the scores.

Safest

1. Sweden 2. Canada 3. Norway 4. Portugal 5. Belgium 6. United Kingdom 7. Finland 8. France 9. Iceland 10. Spain 11. Malta
12. New Zealand 13. Netherlands 14. Denmark 15. South Africa 16. Ireland 17. Australia 18. Uruguay 19. Colombia 20. Austria

Least Safe

1. Nigeria 2. Qatar 3. Yemen 4. Saudi Arabia 5. Tanzania 6. Iran 7. Sudan 8. Barbados 9. Malaysia 10. Malawi 11. Zambia 12. Saint Lucia 13. Uganda 14. Pakistan 15. West Bank and Gaza 16. Kenya 17. Maldives 18. Jamaica 19. Ethiopia 20. Egypt

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I have been to three of the safest, Ireland, Iceland, and Austria. I have to say, I am a bit surprised by Colombia being on the list.

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