We advise ALL travelers to research their destination prior to departure to help mitigate health, safety, and security risks while traveling abroad. Laws and social norms surrounding the LGBTQIA+ community vary from country to country. In addition to understanding how cultural beliefs and local policies applicable to the LGBTQIA+ community can impact your experience abroad, it is important to also be cognizant in locations with restrictive laws of potential legal and safety implications surrounding public displays of affection or using dating apps.