Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & North Korea

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
38 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1948
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 1948
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1948
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsUnknown
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Since 1948
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Unknown
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2009
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