Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Portugal

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
78 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
92 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
63 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1982
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2002
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2008
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2016
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2018
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1999
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2010
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2024
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2007
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