5 Feb 2013

Gay rights worldwide: from equality to homophobia

As David Cameron faces rebellion over his attempts to have same-sex marriage recognised, Channel 4 News examines gay rights across the world.

Explore the graphic below to see the state of equal rights across the planet – from the Caribbean, where homosexuality is illegal in the majority of countries, to African countries where it is punishable by death. The graphic does not include countries where homosexuality is legal but where same-sex couples enjoy no additional statutory rights.