Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Malta

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
86 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1973
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2015
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2014
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2014
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2015
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1998
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