Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Swaziland

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Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1964
Male illegal, female uncertain
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1964
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredAmbiguous
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 1968
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1984
No protections
Since 1907
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1907
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1907
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2010
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2015
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
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