Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Singapore

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
51 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
51 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2022
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation only
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
59% Good Place
0%
Support of same-sex marriage
(Pew Research Center, Feb. 21, 2023 – April 15, 2023)
Region not surveyed
45% Favor
51% Oppose
Support for same-sex adoption
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
57% Strongly/somewhat agree
33% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for same-sex marriage or legal recognition
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
54% Support marriage or legal recognition
27% Against
Views about same-sex couples' parenting
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
59% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Perceived prevalence of transgender discrimination
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
21% Not much/not at all
67% A great deal/fair amount
Support for transgender discrimination protection
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
79% Strongly/somewhat agree
13% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for teens’ access to gender-affirming care
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
68% Strongly/somewhat agree
19% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for trans access to facilities matching gender identity
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
55% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for non-binary gender option on official documents
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
53% Strongly/somewhat agree
30% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Support for insurance coverage of gender transition costs
(Ipsos, February-March 2023)
Region not surveyed
56% Strongly/somewhat agree
28% Strongly/somewhat disagree
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
13% Justifiable
59% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
74% Did not mention homosexuals
26% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
28% Agree
39% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
36% Tolerate
57% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
43% Tolerate
56% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
54% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
68% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
5% Justifiable
72% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
54% Did not mention homosexuals
46% Mentioned homosexuals
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