Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Romania

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
46 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
39 / 100
35 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2020
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
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 2000
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation only
Since 2000
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2000
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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