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Ordered by country, alphabetically. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. LGBT portal. La Nacion.
Rights affecting lesbian , gay , bisexual , and transgender LGBT people vary greatly by country or jurisdiction — encompassing everything from the legal recognition of same-sex marriage to the death penalty for homosexuality. By contrast, not counting non-state actors and extrajudicial killings, only one country is believed to impose the death penalty on consensual same-sex sexual acts: Iran. The death penalty is officially law but generally not practiced in Afghanistan , Brunei , Mauritania , Nigeria in the northern third of the country , Saudi Arabia , Somalia in the autonomous state of Jubaland and the United Arab Emirates. Sudan rescinded its unenforced death penalty for anal sex hetero- or homosexual in Fifteen countries have stoning on the books as a penalty for adultery , which would include gay sex, but this is only enforced by the legal authorities in Iran.