LGBT Legislators and Rights Around the World


Maps & infographics were created using data from “Out in Office” (2013).


LGBT Members of Parliament 1977-2012
LGB Legal Equality 2012
Transgender Law 2012



Total MPs 1976-2012
The total number of out MPs, Prime Ministers, and Cabinet Ministers from 1976 to 2012.
Growth (over time) of the number of LGBT MPs & LGBT MPs in office
Political Ideology, Electoral Systems, & LGBT MPs
LGBT MPs Globally: Out vs. Not Out When First Elected?
LGBT-related Laws 2003-2012
Negative and positive indicators of LGBT-related laws from 2003 to 2012.



LGBT Senate/Upper House Members
LGBT Cabinet Ministers

LGBT members of national legislatures featured on pages 29-33 of “Out in Office” (2013):