Countries with great sense of discrimination towards sexuality, and/or sexual orientation (straight, and/or queer).
The Top Ten
1Saudi ArabiaSaudi 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.
I am a Muslim, but I acknowledge the fact that Saudi Arabia is extremely hypocritical in terms of gender treatment.
Women are expected to be fully covered and wearing anything such as a short skirt or a t-shirt would be considered "unethical" and would also get charged in prison.
Meanwhile, men can strip down to just their underwear and can hang out with about as many women (foreign or not) and get away with it completely.
I mean, what the heck. That's just so weird and rage-inducing to see women get treated so unequally. I'm no feminist, but still... - CrimsonShark
I'm not a feminist, but this is one of the worst offenders of complete ignorance of being stuck in the 19th century when it comes to political. - Swellow
2IranIran, 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. ...read more.
It started from February 11, 1979. Before that time,men and women were equal in Iran.
3QatarQatar, officially the State of Qatar, is a sovereign country located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
4YemenYemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.
5AfghanistanAfghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.
6United States of AmericaThe 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 ...read more.
This and Germany are one of the worst items on an otherwise correct list. The USA isn't that sexist, no matter what Tumblr users try to imply. - Swellow
Are you actually kidding me? Sexism is a non issue in the US now, so there is no reason to claim that the US is sexist when women have the same rights as men. - Therandom
7United Arab EmiratesThe 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.
8JamaicaJamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles.
10GermanyGermany 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. ...read more.
They still do not allow gay marriage.
They do since 2017 and before they had registered partnerships which in front of the law were basically the same as marriage. - Martin_Canine
11PakistanPakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second ...read more.
12EgyptEgypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
13RussiaRussia, 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. ...read more.
15IraqIraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. ...read more.
16TurkeyTurkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, ...read more.