Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Philippines

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
57 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
57 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
58 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Since 1988
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Since 2007
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Varies by Region
Since 2021
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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