Ten Countries Where you Can be Killed For Being Gay

2996897.largeHere are ten places in the world that can put people to death for being gay, as compiled by the Washington Post:

Yemen: According to 1994 penal code, married men can be sentenced to death by stoning for homosexual intercourse. Unmarried men face whipping or one year in prison. Women face up to seven years in prison.

Iran: In accordance with sharia law, homosexual intercourse between men can be punished by death, and men can be flogged for lesser acts such as kissing. Women may be flogged.

Iraq: The penal code does not expressly prohibit homosexual acts, but people have been killed by militias and sentenced to death by judges citing sharia law.

via No Fly Zone: These Ten Countries Can Kill You For Being Gay / Queerty.

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