Keen to know the top LGBTQIA+ holiday hotspots in the world? Australia is among the 10 best countries for LGBTQIA+ travel in 2023, according to a new report.
The land Down Under aka Australia came in hot at number 8 on a list of the best countries for LGBTQIA+ travellers with a travel index score of 94.3 (out of a possible 100 points) as ranked by US dating website MyDatingAdviser.com.
European nations topped the list with ABBA-producing Sweden in the number-one position followed by the Netherlands (2), Spain (3), France (4) and the UK (5).
Rounding out the top 10 are Germany (6), Canada (7), Brazil (9) and Argentina (10). The US was ranked 14 on the list.
MyDatingAdviser.com Founder Amy Pritchett said several factors made Australia one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world, including public acceptance, legalisation and legal rights for same-sex couples.
“If you’re part of the LGBTQIA+ community, some countries might be better than others for your next adventure,” she said.
“There have been significant changes in laws and norms surrounding the issue of same-sex marriage and the rights of LGBTQIA+ people around the world.
“However, public opinion on accepting homosexuality in society remains divided by country, region and economic development.
“We have scientifically proven that Sweden is the best gay travel destination, as attitudes and laws are gay-friendly, beating out other great countries in Europe and around the world.”
Check out the full list here.
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