Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Israel

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
59 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
71 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
47 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1963
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2014
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1948
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