Jean-Francois MIGNOT, Decriminalization of homosexuality since the 18th century, N-IUSSP, 2024

More and more people live in countries that have decriminalized homosexual relations, from 11% of the global population in the late 18th century to 79% in the early 21st century. However, as Jean-François Mignot observes, due to faster population growth in criminalizing countries, this trend may soon reverse.