Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & El Salvador

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
41 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
49 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
33 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1974
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2024
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2018
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1974
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