Homosexual activity is illegal to some extent in 71 countries, according to Equaldexa crowdsourced site that tracks legal protections afforded to the LGBTQ community. But some still cannot be described as liberal. In many traditional Melanesian cultures a prepubertal boy would be paired with an older adolescent who would become his mentor and who would "inseminate" him orally, anally, or topically, depending on the tribe over a number of years in order for the younger to also reach puberty. Read more: Sexual orientation with anti—employment discrimination ordinance and gender identity solely in public employment. France responsible for defence. Age of consent was previously equalized for same-sex couples in the following countries or territories before German annexation or establishment of reichskommissariats:
Bans all anti-gay discrimination     .
Peru Find out more about gay life in Colombia in our interview with Jesus from Barranquilla. Even where homosexuality is legal, there is no guarantee of ready acceptance from locals.
It was also one of the first countries to decriminalise homosexuality in