Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & France

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
77 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
65 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1791
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2016
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1989
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2013
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownParental approval required
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Unknown
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1982
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