Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Bulgaria

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
43 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
59 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
27 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1968
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 1990
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2004
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2002
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