Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Canada

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
95 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
66 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 1995
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2019
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