Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Lebanon

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
20 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
21 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Ambiguous
Since 1943
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 2019
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 2013
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