The New York Times recently released its list of the 52 places to visit in 2015, which includes places we love (New Orleans, Philadelphia, Cuba), but also horrifically homophobic cities and nations. Understanding traveling as an LGBT person brings its own set of concerns, we created our own list, in no particular order, of places that LGBT travelers should avoid at all costs.
Here we (don't) go:
Antigay sentiment in this central African nation is pervasive; over 97 percent of Nigerians believe homosexuality is unacceptable. Same-sex couples can face up to 14 years in prison, and same-sex PDAs are illegal. Better traveling alone and not touching anyone if you still desire to go there (though why would you?).