Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Cuba

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
77 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
81 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
73 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1979
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2008
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2022
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 1993
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 1979
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1979
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