Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Kosovo

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
45 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
64 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
27 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2008
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1989
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2004
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
8% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
15% Support
79% Not Support
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
34% Disagree
60% Agree
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
58% Agree
40% Disagree
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
20% Acceptable
77% Unacceptable
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
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
3% Support
62% Not Support
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
0% Disagree
45% Agree
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
12% Acceptable
85% Unacceptable
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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