Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & India

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
61 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
57 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2014
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Gender identity only
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownVaries by Region
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Varies by Region
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2018
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