Most Gay-Friendly Countries

What are some of the most Gay-friedly countries in the world in your opinion?

The Top Ten

1 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia (Middle East) constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. The official Language is Arabic. The capital city is Riyadh.

Gays: support Islam
Middle East countries who strongly enforce Islam: have death penalties for being gay.
Logic - Randomator

First, they aren't doing that because they love Muslims, they are doing that just to look like the victims and make people like you think that they are good people.
Second, they are no gays in the Middle East because people there are trying to control themselves because if you are gay you aren't a Muslim, and even if there was some gay people there, they don't go to people and say "I am gay you should respect me because I am a human and I want marry people from my gender." In the Middle East They just shut up, and they keep that a secret
If you are gay just don't go there and stay with your "rights", people in the Middle East don't like you so don't go there because nobody is pointing a gun towards your head to make you live in there, so those gays should stop complaining and shut up. - Votebotingsucks

This has to be a joke. - RobertWisdom


More like the opposite - BorisRule

2 Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.

I have to move there.

Well. they have Justin Bieber

Since they're too friendly, they can accept homosexuality - BorisRule

Most Gay-friendly country in the world, come to here, you're not gonna regret it!

3 Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.

This is the most gay friendly European country - ElSherlock

4 U.K

Who actually cares man if you're gay go anywhere you want the world is big and stop complaining about countries that are not really accepting of your gayness because that's to them not normal so if you can contain your gayness for the bedroom and just walk about like a normal person you are welcome anywhere

Brighton has a massive gay scene, you will never be short of guys.

I wish I could say so. But gay marriage was only recently legalised, and the political idiots may take it away this May. - PositronWildhawk

5 Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

Norway is one of the most gay-friendly countries in the whole world - Ramana

Maybe more than swede

6 Argentina Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

I've never suffered discrimination in my country!

I'm not sure if this is exactly something good. - keyson

7 Netherlands

First country to legalize same-sex marriage' Americans are very late at this matter!

Yeah you are right

8 Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

There's a huge gay scene in Brazil.

Very friendly, there's a huge gay scene in Rio de Janeiro plus almost 20% of males in Rio are either gay or bi!

I'm a gay boy from Brazil, and I must say, I've never suffered any prejudice in my school or work, there's a huge gay scene in Rio de Janeiro, I don't know about the rest of Brazil, but here in Rio people are very gay-friendly so my guess is that Brazil, or at least big cities like Rio or São Paulo are very gay-friednly.

Huge gay scene in Rio!

9 Taiwan Republic of China was established in 1912. After the Chinese Civil War (1949), the Chinese government relocated to Taiwan. Its capital was originally Nanjing but now it's Taipei. Mandarin is the most spoken language.
10 Israel The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East and the only country with a Jewish majority in the world but arab, african and east asian communities still can be found. more.

The only Middle East country that is gay friendly - ElSherlock

I don't know about this. Israel is a predominently Jewish country. They strongly follow Old Testament laws of The Bible. - RobertWisdom

The Contenders

11 United States of America The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

How in the world are we only 10? - RobertWisdom

Please. So, I'm an Orthodox Christian, I don't support gay marriage, but did we REALLY NEED THREE SCHOOL MEETINGS ON HOW WE HAD TO SUPPORT MENTAL DISEASES?
Ofc not
That's how bad it is.
The gay pride day was on my birthday and I was literally dying.
I could rant about this, but I'll be nice and I wont. - Mewtwo660

On come on, yes we have some religious nuts here and there, but this country's new generation is becoming very gay friendly,

12 Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. more.
13 France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to more.

Being gay allowed since May 18th, 2013 (pretty recent, but not that recent AUSTRALIA)

14 Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. more.
15 Uruguay Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, is a country in the southeastern region of South America.

Most people here are open-minded, I love my country!

16 New Zealand New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. more.

Legalised Gay marriage, even Australian come over to get married.

17 Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.
18 Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The country's official language is Persian. more.

Nope. Not gay friendly - ElSherlock

19 Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.
20 Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.
21 Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.

Yeah this is definitely gay friendly - ElSherlock

22 South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana more.

The only African country that is gay friendly - ElSherlock

23 Belgium Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. A small and densely populated country, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometers (11,787 square miles) and has a population of more than 11 million.
24 Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.
25 Chile Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Chile is really advancing in LGBT rights.

26 Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.
27 Jamaica Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles.

No. Most places of African descent are not "gay friendly" to be honest. - RobertWisdom


Nope - ElSherlock

28 Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are more.

Not gay friendly - ElSherlock

29 Libya Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.

No. - ElSherlock

30 Uganda

Not gay friendly since homosexuality is illegal in some African countries - ElSherlock

31 United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.

Not gay friendly. - ElSherlock

32 Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
33 Moldova Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south.

Not gay friendly. - ElSherlock

34 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, officially known as the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in northern Central Asia, with a sliver of its territory west of the Ural River extending into Eastern Europe.
35 China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, more.

Kinda gay friendly? - ElSherlock

36 Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.
37 Estonia
38 Lithuania
39 Finland Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a sovereign state in Europe. It has a capital of Helsinki and got independence from the Soviet Union after WWI.
40 Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.
41 Austria Austria was Celtic (Hallstadt) then as Noricum, part of the Roman Empire, Alaric, who took over Rome, studied at a monastery near Vienna. In the Middle Ages, the Holy Roman Emperors moved to Vienna, then Austria became separate. Medieval documents from Eastern Europe as far as West Ukraine were often more.
42 Malta Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.
43 Jordan Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.
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