Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Montenegro

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
53 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
73 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
32 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1977
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Civil unions (limited rights)
Since 2021
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 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 2007
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2017
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2014
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1977
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
21% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of having an LGBT+ child (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
29% Support
66% Not Support
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
46% Disagree
47% Agree
Agreement that LGBT people deserve equal rights (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
71% Agree
27% Disagree
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, December 2022-January 2023)
Region not surveyed
36% Acceptable
61% Unacceptable
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
28% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
11% Agree
63% Disagree
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
8% Support
60% Not Support
Belief that being LGBTI is a sickness (Western Balkans)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
0% Disagree
70% Agree
Acceptance of same-sex marriage (Western Balkins)
(ERA - LGBTI Equal Rights Association, 2015)
Region not surveyed
9% Acceptable
90% Unacceptable
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
20% Good place
68% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
26% Did not mention homosexuals
74% 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
18% Did not mention homosexuals
82% Mentioned homosexuals
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