Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Moldova

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
35 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
8 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1995
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2023
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2012
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
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2002
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 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
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
5% Favor
92% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
5% Yes
92% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
7% Good place
78% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
30% Did not mention homosexuals
70% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
23% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
76% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
23% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
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