Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Slovakia

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
51 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
38 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unregistered cohabitation
Since 2018
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 1994
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 1993
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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