Statistic Fire's LGBT Rights Index

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Statistic Fire's LGBT Rights Index, also known as the LGBT Rights Index and the Micronational LGBT Rights Index, is an index of micronations ranked by LGBT rights. The index was created by Zarel Smith for the New Eiffel-based company Statistic-Fire, which is now a part of Statistic-Dime after a merger.[1]

Calculation


Scoring

2020 Index

20: Most LGBT friendly
17 — 19: Very LGBT friendly
14 — 16: LGBT friendly
10 — 13: Moderately LGBT friendly
7 — 9: Relatively LGBT friendly
4 — 6: Somewhat LGBT friendly
2 — 3: Partially LGBT friendly
0 — 1: Very slightly LGBT friendly
-2 — -1: Moderately Not LGBT friendly
-5 — -3: Not LGBT friendly
-10 — -6: Strongly not LGBT friendly

2019 Index

15: Most LGBT friendly
13 – 14: Very LGBT friendly
10 – 12: LGBT friendly
8 – 9: Moderately LGBT friendly
6 – 7: Relatively LGBT friendly
4 – 5: Somewhat LGBT friendly
2 – 3: Partially LGBT friendly
0 – 1: Very slightly LGBT friendly
-2 – -1: Moderately Not LGBT friendly
-5 – -3: Not LGBT friendly
-10 – -6: Strongly not LGBT friendly

2020 index

The 2020 survey was conducted by Statistic-Dime between 5–15 May 2020, and lists 34 nations.

Rank Nation Score Further reading
1 Flag of Gaia.jpg Gaia 20
1 Misberia 20 LGBTQ Rights in Misberia Misberian pride flag.png
1 Alboliastan 20
1 Hắc Long Empire 20
6 Sabia and Verona 19 LGBT rights in Sabia and Verona
6 North American Commonwealth 19
6 Coldahan 19
6 Antonian Empire.png Antonian Empire 19
6 Cycoldia 19 LGBTQ+ rights in Cycoldia Pride Flag of Cycoldia.png
6 Roskya Flag.png Roskya 19
6 Aenopia 19 LGBTQ+ rights in Aenopia
6 Blition 19
6 Essexia 19
15 Ponderosa Hills 18
15 Elba flag.png Elba Empire 18
15 Lytera 18 LGBT rights in Lytera Lyteraunofficiallgbt.png
15 Carthia 18
19 Aenderia 17 LGBTQ+ rights in Aenderia
20 Orientia 16
20 Fesmar - Copy (3).png Fesmar 16
22 New Westphalia 13
23 Brienia 12 LGBT rights in Brienia Pride flag of Brienia.jpg
24 Republic Of Williamsburg.png Williamsburg 11
25 Serene Beaconite Republic 10
26 Abristan 9
27 New Eiffel[a] 8 LGBT rights in New Eiffel Pride flag of New Eiffel (unofficial).jpg
28 Belgica Flag.png Belgica 7
29 Archduchy of Pennsylvania 6
30 Austenasia 4
31 Ünie[b] 2
32 Flag of islamic-State-of-habi.jpeg Hala'ib Triangle -2
33 Montescano -5 LGBT rights in Montescano Pride flag of Montescano.png
34 Nedland -10 LGBT rights in Nedland LGBT flag of Nedland.jpg

2019 index

Conducted between 6 August 2019 and 29 September 2019, 26 nations participated. The highest 6 nations scored the maximum 15, while the Angle-Saxish Kingdom scored the lowest at -13, making it one of the only two nations with a negative score alongside the Islamic Republic of Hala’ib Triangle which had -4.

Rank Nation Score Further reading
1 Dw3.png United Kingdoms of Misberia and Caloudonum 15
1 Flag of Kohlandia.jpg Kohlandia 15
1 Gradonia 15
1 PRPH flag.png Ponderosa Hills 15
1 Rect2.png Somcowian Federation 15
1 NottinghamFlag.png Nottingham Empire 15
7 Helvetican National Flag.png Helvetica 13
7 Lundenwic 13
7 New Flag of Cycoldia.png Cycoldia 13 LGBTQ+ rights in Cycoldia
7 Adammia 13
7 Iustus 13
12 Official Flag of the Imperial Empire of Millania.jpg Millania 12
12 Wegmatflag.jpeg Wegmat 12
14 Posaf 10 LGBT rights in Posaf
15 Wyvern 9 LGBT rights in Wyvern
15 Mahuset 9 LGBT rights in Mahuset
15 Flag of Pikelend.jpeg Pikelend 9
18 Ikonia 7
19 birder Plushunia 6
20 People's Federation of Quebec 5
20 New Eiffel 5 LGBT rights in New Eiffel
22 Ünie 3
22 Austenasia 3
24 Montescano 1
25 Flag of islamic-State-of-habi.jpeg Islamic Republic of Hala’ib Triangle -4
26 Saxonflag.png Angle-Saxish Kingdom -13

International response to the 2019 LGBT Rights Index

The Index has received endorsements from micronations, including Mahuset and Cycoldia.

Problems

The survey is self answered by the government or a high representative of the nation, which could lead to bias or misinformation.

Notes

  1. Some laws may vary by city
  2. Laws vary by district

See also

References