Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Isle of Man

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
93 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1992
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2016
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2011
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2021
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2006
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
36% Tolerate
57% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
43% Tolerate
56% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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