Compare LGBT Rights in Antigua and Barbuda & Botswana

Equality Index ?
43 / 100
50 / 100
Legal Index ?
70 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
35 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyUnrecognized
Since 1964
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2022
Illegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
Sexual orientation only
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2022
Equal
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%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
12% Approve
88% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
22% Approve
79% Disapprove
Region not surveyed
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)
Region not surveyed
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
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