Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Iceland

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
90 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
90 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1996
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1996
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2006
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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