An Online Zine Sharing Stories of LGBTQ+ People Navigating the Globe
*Unenforced penalty:  this means that whilst homosexual acts are illegal, there is no record of the law being enforced in the last ten years or so.   *Unregistered cohabitation:  this means that LGBTQ couples that live together share some rights with heterosexual couples that live together.   * It’s complicated:  This is applicable for countries where the rights of LGBTQ people differ greatly according to region or state.

*Unenforced penalty: this means that whilst homosexual acts are illegal, there is no record of the law being enforced in the last ten years or so.

*Unregistered cohabitation: this means that LGBTQ couples that live together share some rights with heterosexual couples that live together.

* It’s complicated: This is applicable for countries where the rights of LGBTQ people differ greatly according to region or state.

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 What is the BQA?

There is a basic question that every LGBTQ+ person has to ask in any given country. That is ‘what are my legal rights here?’. Knowing the answer is paramount to safe travelling or living for any LGBTQ+ individual.

To make sure you know how to stay safe, the Big Queer Atlas answers this questions for almost every country in the world.

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*Unenforced penalty:  this means that whilst homosexual acts are illegal, there is no record of the law being enforced in the last ten years or so.   *Unregistered cohabitation:  this means that LGBTQ couples that live together share some rights with heterosexual couples that live together.   * It’s complicated:  This is applicable for countries where the rights of LGBTQ people differ greatly according to region or state.

*Unenforced penalty: this means that whilst homosexual acts are illegal, there is no record of the law being enforced in the last ten years or so.

*Unregistered cohabitation: this means that LGBTQ couples that live together share some rights with heterosexual couples that live together.

* It’s complicated: This is applicable for countries where the rights of LGBTQ people differ greatly according to region or state.

The rights of trans people are unique and important to us. A map, which focuses exclusively on the rights of trans people across the globe, is due to be launched in the next few weeks.

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