Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Jordan

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
23 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
6 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1952
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1952
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1952
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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