Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Sudan

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
12 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
36 / 100
17 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2020
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Since 1990
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1956
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1956
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1956
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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