OECD : Iceland least homophobic country

Iceland is more accepting of LGBTQ people than any other OECD country, a news study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has found.

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The report also finds that Iceland is among thirteen OECD countries with best legal recognition of LGBTQ rights.

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According to the report Iceland is is more accepting of homosexuality than any other OECD country, closely followed by five other OECD countries with the highest per-capita GDP and quality of life, including three other Nordic countries. Sweden comes in second, the Netherlands third, Norway fourth, Denmark fifth and Switzerland sixth.

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