Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Palestine

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
39 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
6 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Varies by Region
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipVaries by Region
Since 2019
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Ambiguous
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
N/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualVaries by Region
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