Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & South Korea

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
46 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
48 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
45 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Since 1948
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 1997
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Unknown
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Varies by Region
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsVaries by Region
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
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 consentEqualEqual
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