40% of the world’s gays can be jailed for just being gay

To those living in accepting countries … never forget those who don’t!!


life-imprisonmentInternational: About 40 percent or 2 out of 5 of the world’s gay people live in countries where being gay can result in a prison sentence and only 14% live in places where they have some rights and legal protections.

There is no global count of how many people are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, reports ampp3d.mirror.co.uk.

Hardly any countries count their own LGBT populations and estimates of LGBT people as a percentage of the population typically vary from 0% to 10%.

To get an idea of the global LGBT population,  the percentage used was the British government’s figure of 6% – the one they used when calculating the impact of Civil Partnerships in the UK in 2004, said the report.

There are five countries which are known to kill citizens for being gay: Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen, Mauritania and Iran. We estimate that a potential 10 million LGBT people…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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