Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Lesotho

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Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2012
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1964
Not legal
Since 1966
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1966
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1984
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2012
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Ambiguous
Since 2012
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 2012
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2010
Legal
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2012
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Ambiguous
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