Nigeria is the most homophobic country in the world, according to a poll , which found 97 percent of citizens think society should not accept homosexuality. The laws reflect that: Same-sex couples face up to 14 years in prison and even public displays of same-sex affection are illegal. A law passed this week makes homosexuality punishable by up to life in prison, gay rights activists have been murdered , and gay citizens are widely discriminated against. President Robert Mugabe has made a crusade out of homophobia — with widespread public approval. Last year, Mugabe threatened to behead gay Zimbabweans and described them as "filth.
Anti-LGBT discrimination is now official PA policy
Some 8, rally in Tel Aviv over anti-gay discrimination in adoption | The Times of Israel
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT people sometimes experience violence directed toward their sexuality or gender identity. It may be psychological or physical and motivated by biphobia , gayphobia , homophobia , lesbophobia , and transphobia. Influencing factors may be cultural , religious ,    or political mores and biases. Currently, homosexual acts are legal in almost all Western countries , and in many of these countries violence against LGBT people is classified as a hate crime. Historically, state-sanctioned persecution of homosexuals was mostly limited to male homosexuality , termed " sodomy ". During the medieval and early modern period, the penalty for sodomy was usually death.
Ahmadinejad: No Gays, No Oppression of Women in Iran
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad criticised gay people and condemned the anti-Islamic film that sparked riots in a typically candid interview with Piers Morgan on CNN. Let me ask you this. Do you believe that anyone is giving birth through homosexuality? Homosexuality ceases procreation. Offending the Holy Prophet is quite ugly.
Charges against the two teens included the alleged rape of another youth. Then, says Amir, the torture began. They threatened to send me to an army barracks where all the soldiers were going to rape me. Eventually tried, Amir was sentenced to lashes.