Current State of LGBT
There are 26 countries where same-sex marriage has been legalized.
There are about 70 countries – mostly in the Middle East, Africa and Asia – where same-sex activity between consenting adults is illegal.
Globally, there are 19 countries where the LGBT rights are under threat; including Rusia, Indonesia and others. In these countries, gay and lesbian campaigners have been detained and laws has been used to stop gay pride marches.
Currently, there are eight countries in which homosexuality are punishable by death, these include Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Nigeria, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
There are five countries where discrimination against LGBT people is illegal; these include Sweden, Mexico, Portugal, New Zealand and South Africa. Globally, most countries have few constitutional protections against gender discrimination.
Mid 21st Century
It will be a new dawn to the LGBT community and there will be provision of same services for both homosexuals and heterosexuals. It is very possible that by the year 2050, any type of homophobic view will be seen as highly offensive in any part of the world, maybe with few exceptions to some third world countries.
There will be minimal religious criticism, as most people will have adopted modern-day religious communities, and they will have encountered a variety of relaxing practices that give support and freedom to individual choices of sexual identities.
Towards the mid of 21st century, possible scientific researches will likely give us new technologies and advances for enhancing human sensations of pleasure and also give to development of new sexualities for instance robot sex and zoo sex, while the existing ones (heterosexuality, homosexuality) will set the standards.
The numbers of LGBT individuals will also rise due to widespread acceptance. The percentage of the different sexualities will only vary to approximately 50% being straight, 25% homosexual and the remaining 25% taken by other types of emerging sexualities. Being gay or lesbian will then be considered as being ‘cool’ among celebrities, teens and youngsters, and new trendy styles will be set by these celebrities seen as LGBT. As a result, homophobic attacks among youngsters will be a thing of the past since homophobia will be considered negative and a crime.
With advances in medicine, it will likely be possible in future for people to halt the aging process after teenage and man will prevent or control facial hair due to changes in fashion and also invention of high-tech razors or creams, this will give the ideal gay body type. Hence, there will be increase in the number of LGBT individuals.
Also, the World Health Organization will no longer consider the transgender individuals as mentally ill since they will have reclassified it under the conditions related to sexual health. This will reduce the social stigma and help people to accept transgender individuals.