Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Egypt

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
12 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
39 / 100
16 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Ambiguous
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Restricted
Since 2003
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnknown
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