Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Saudi Arabia

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 1932
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 1932
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1932
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1932
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1932
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 1932
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