Logo, a leading entertainment brand inspired by the LGBTI community, launched their Global Ally storytelling project today in honor of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia and with it, a yearlong study on the global attitudes toward LGBTI people. The results revealed that the attitudes toward the LGBTI community have been more favorable over the past five years, but also blanket acceptance has not been fully reached. The study surveyed nearly 100,000 individuals from 65 different countries all over the course of a year.
In a press release, Executive Director of ILGA Renato Sabbadini said: “We are witnessing a significant shift in consciousness away from the most egregious forms of discrimination at the global level, albeit with remarkable differences between the various regions. With the exception of Pakistan, Uganda, Nigeria and Ghana, even in countries known for laws criminalizing same-sex sexual behavior among consenting adults, less than 50% of the population supports those laws.”
“We need, however, to increase support for activists and broaden the basis of our allies, if forward progress is to continue, especially in the domains of legislation and public education.”
For more information on Global Ally and the study check out their website.
Check out Logo’s Global Ally video after the jump!