Compare LGBT Rights in Austria & Botswana

Equality Index ?
76 / 100
50 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
62 / 100
35 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2019
Unrecognized
Since 1964
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2009
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderIntersex only
Since 2018
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2004
Illegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2004
Sexual orientation only
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2002
Equal
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
70% Good Place
0%
31% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
52% Justifiable
17% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
86% Did not mention homosexuals
11% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
54% Agree
26% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
48% Rare
46% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
34% Rare
48% Widespread
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
65% Agree
30% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
57% Yes
36% No
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
52% Yes
32% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
56% Good place
28% Not a good place
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
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