Comparison Tools

Deciding if you should move to a new country, and if so, which one to move to, is a huge decision. And every comparison has flaws. Therefore, do yourself a favour and don't take anyone's word for it - including ours - if you are a trans person who is looking to move to a safer country. Here are some good jumping-off points to start your research:

Rainbow Europe is an organisation that assists LGBT asylum-seekers from around the world. The Rainbow Europe Country Ranking is a good starting point.

The Wikipedia article LGBT rights by Country or Territory - Wikipedia offers a map of LGBT legal protections.

TGEU Trans Rights Europe & Central Asia Map & Index 2019 reports on trans rights in Europe and near Asia.

The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) produces the Trans Legal Mapping Report - ILGA that outlines legal protections for trans people in various countries.

The ILGA also maintains the a map of sexual orientation laws around the world - Maps - Sexual Orientation Laws - ILGA

The Human Dignity Trust maintains the Map of Countries that Criminalise LGBT People - Human Dignity Trust.

Business Insider shows just how different LGBTQ rights are around the world with their story on 10 maps showing how different LGBTQ rights are around the world - Business Insider.

The Gay Travel Index is an index for gay travellers as reported by Wikipedia: "Gay Friendly" - Wikipedia - Includes ranking of all countries by Gay Travel Index

Spartacus maintains its own Spartacus Gay Travel Index.

A functioning democracy is essential to trans rights. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) maintains the EIU Democracy Index - Wikipedia.

Freedom House maintains a Country List and Interactive Map here, documenting freedom in the world's countries:

Freedom House Freedom in the World - Country List

Freedom House Freedom in the World - Interactive Map

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