The worst place in the world for LGBT to live is China, according to a survey that puts Beijing at the bottom of a list of most welcoming cities, alongside several other Chinese cities. To celebrate Pride Month, German housing website Nestpick ranked the most welcoming cities for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer. Beijing came last out of a cities, while Shanghai sat at number 89 and Hong Kong at Last week, Shanghai Pride activists told The Daily Beast about LGBT life in China, saying that although gay clubs exist, few people come out as many people struggle to be accepted by families and the state. Homosexuality in China was decriminalized in , and was removed from an official list of mental illnesses a few years later. A survey by the Pew Research Center found that just 21 percent of China's population was in favor of homosexuality.
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LGBTQ is an acronym meaning lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning. Queer is an umbrella term for non-straight people; intersex refers to those whose sex is not clearly defined because of genetic, hormonal, or biological differences; and asexual describes those who don't experience sexual attraction. It is the first documented gay rights organization. The Society focuses on social acceptance and other support for homosexuals. April - The American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic manual lists homosexuality as a sociopathic personality disturbance.
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 Sudan rescinded its unenforced death penalty for anal sex hetero- or homosexual in