Compare LGBT Rights in Angola & Botswana

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
50 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
51 / 100
35 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2019
Unrecognized
Since 1964
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2021
Illegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2021
Sexual orientation only
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
31% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
36% Tolerate
57% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
43% Tolerate
56% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
17% Good place
66% Not a good place
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
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