Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Qatar

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
10 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
10 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
9 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 1915
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Since 1915
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1915
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1915
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1915
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1915
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Illegal
Since 1915
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1915
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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