Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Norway

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
86 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
85 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
88 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1972
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 1981
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1981
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2009
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2001
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 2017
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2023
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1972
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