The couple also updated the list with the best and worst places for gay travelers in , which can be viewed here. A new report details the most dangerous—and safest—places for gay travelers. According to the report, a few factors—such as adoption recognition and worker protections—may not affect travelers directly but are a good indication of overall attitudes within the culture. A view of the Lagos skyline in Nigeria, which was named the most dangerous place in the world for There, people can be put in prison for up to 14 years just for being gay, and some states even have the death penalty under Sharia law. Same-sex marriage has been legal there since , and the country has more Pride festivals per capita than anywhere else in the world.
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Then I hung out with Bilerico Project founder Bil Browning for an hour, spent my first week interning for the blog, and realized how little I knew. Since that first week, I've been challenged every day by the readers and contributors at The Bilerico Project and the rest of the LGBT media world, and I've learned so much in the process. I've learned about the current state of the movement, the various ideologies and philosophies surrounding activism and momentum-building, and the importance of our history. That's why I was so excited to take on the project of compiling a list of the most essential LGBT figures in history. These are figures I've been reading about all summer and seeing when, where, and how they influenced the broader LGBT movement.