Compare LGBT Rights in Belarus & Botswana

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
52 / 100
Legal Index ?
43 / 100
70 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
35 / 100
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%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
7% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
32% Did not mention homosexuals
67% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
11% Agree
73% Disagree
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 in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
16% Favor
81% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
9% Yes
84% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
3% Justifiable
74% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
28% Did not mention homosexuals
72% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
11% Good place
41% Not a good place
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
3% Justifiable
69% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
37% Did not mention homosexuals
63% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
6% Justifiable
83% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
21% Did not mention homosexuals
79% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1994
Legal
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1996
Unrecognized
Since 1964
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2004
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Illegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
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
Equal
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