Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & Botswana

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
40 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
35 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1996
Since 1964
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2020
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2010
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2002
Since 1985
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1994
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