Legality of homosexuality

number of countries, 1791–2019

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Countries where same-sex sexual acts are not considered a criminal offense. Some countries never contained a criminalizing provision in the Penal Codes, while others consciously removed the criminalizing provisions.

Source: Our World in Data based on Kenny & Patel (2017) Source: ourworldindata.org