Best and Worst Countries to be LGBT in Europe

May 11, 2016 4:59 PM

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A gay man was found dead at his apartment in Azerbaijan in February last year. In May, a trans woman was beaten and robbed by two men and, at the end of the year, a trans person was stabbed in the throat near a metro station in the capital Baku.

These are just a few of several violent attacks targeting LGBT people in the nation of Azerbaijan last year, according to ILGA-Europe, the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association.

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