Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Czech Republic

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
69 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
74 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
63 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1962
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Civil unions (limited rights)
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2014
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1990
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
66% Good Place
0%
Belief that LGBTI+ is “an immoral and decadent ideology”
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
78% Disagree
17% Agree
Acceptance of LGBTI+ people’s rights
(GLOBSEC, March 2023 )
Region not surveyed
72% Agree
24% Disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
43% Justifiable
20% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
72% Did not mention homosexuals
19% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
40% Agree
28% Disagree
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, May–October, 2019)
Region not surveyed
59% Yes
26% No
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
60% Rare
34% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
59% Rare
23% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
57% Agree
39% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
39% Yes
52% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
36% Tolerate
57% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
43% Tolerate
56% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
65% Favor
29% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
71% Yes
22% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
80% Yes
16% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
39% Good place
33% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
47% Justifiable
16% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
39% Justifiable
34% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1990-1994)
Region not surveyed
47% Did not mention homosexuals
53% Mentioned homosexuals
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