Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Paraguay

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
33 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
26 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1997
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2017
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 2020
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
17% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
34% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
26% Approve
74% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
35% Approve
65% Disapprove
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 (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
15% Favor
80% Oppose
Acceptance of homosexual behavior (Latin America)
(PEW Research Center, October 2013–February 2014)
Region not surveyed
10% Morally acceptable
82% Morally wrong
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
44% Good place
48% Not a good place
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