LGBT rights facts for kids
As of 2019 same-sex marriage is legal in 28 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, the United States and Uruguay.
In 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council recognized the rights of LGBT people. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a report documenting violations of the rights of LGBT people. This included hate crimes, criminalization of homosexual activity, and discrimination. The United Nations asked all countries to make laws protecting basic LGBT rights.
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