Most Gay-Friendly Countries

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

The Top Ten

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 country in Europe. - ElSherlock

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.

Okay yes which is why I want to go to Canada! LGBTQIA rights are very important and matter deeply to me, even If I am straight, I have so many Queer pals so it matters much to me beacause it matters so much to them!

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

This country is the best for LGBT rights.

Best countries for LGBT rights

North America: Canada followed by the U. S (Canada is much more friendlier to gays)
Latin America: probably Argentina, Brazil or Chile. Mexicans are still quite homophobes.
Europe: Sweden, Spain, France, Germany (even though they don't have gay marriage, people there are very gay friendly)
Africa: South Africa (however still is a very dangerous country)
Asia (I would Japan amd Philipines are the most gay friendly countries there)
Oceania: probably Australia.

I have already traveled (I'm from Canada) to the New York, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires, I can tell you I was impressed with the huge gay scene in Rio.

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

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.
Malta Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.
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

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.

America is pretty accepting for the most part. Many people are still homophobic, though...

Okay! US had many conflicts and the first place to leagelize gay marrage was like in 2003 which is a bit more than 15 years ago so not very long if you look ay it!

Wrong! my big brother is gay and he's targeted and bullied for it! Get it right idiots!

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

I will apologize about the birthday but that's it. I'm an atheist and bisexual. I used to be a Christian and when I found out I liked guys (I thought I was gay at first) I was scared of going to hell. But I then contradicted Christianity and, that's that. Honestly, I know I can't change your mind, but why would you not support gay marriage? It's just marriage with the same sex. There is nothing wrong with that when you remove the religious aspect. I mean you can think whatever you want. I can understand you not caring. But other than that you seem like a good person. - 0w0uwu

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

Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. more.
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

To this day I still fail to understand why gays support Islam - TwilightKitsune

Because they are trying to look good and make people think that they are great people, when they actually hate Muslims. - Votebotingsucks

Saudi Arabia is one of the LEAST gay-friendly countries in the world today. This must be a joke, right?

Are you being sarcastic? - PerfectImpulseX

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

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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


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

Yeah you are right

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!

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.
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.
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)

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!

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

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

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.
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.
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

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

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.
Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.
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.
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