Where can you find country-specific information about LGBTI+ people?

This page is here to help you collect information about LGBTI+ people by country. Are you stuck with questions for a specific case? You can also contact the helpdesk of the Integratie and Inburgering (Integration) agency.


Responsible use of information

Handle country-specific information carefully, including the sources we mention below.

International LGBTI+ organisations

Several international LGBTI+ organizations are active in defending human rights in the field of sexual orientation, intersex and gender identity. These international LGBTI+ organisations regularly produce reports:


International human rights organizations

A number of human rights organisations consider LGBTI+ rights as a specific theme and thus provide useful information about them:


Embassies and consulates can also provide important information:


The US Department of State publishes annual country reports. Each report contains a standard chapter on sexual orientation, intersex and gender identity.

Touristic information

Country information is also available via websites that inform LGBT+ tourists about LGBT+ rights at their holiday destinations:

  • Globalgayz.com contains information from news sites and LGBT+ tourists. You can find tourist information as well as news and information about the legal situation. You can find information from just about every country in the world, even if it is sometimes outdated or not very relevant for asylum cases.
  • IGLTA.org is the website of the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association. The website offers free travel information. The organisation behind the website works to promote equality and security within LGBTQ+ tourism worldwide.

Databases, services and online documentation centres

There are a number of regular channels that can potentially (but not exclusively) provide information on sexual orientation and gender identity in various countries:

Networks abroad

ILGA has an extensive directory of LGBTI+ organizations, alliances and supporters

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