Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Tonga

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
29 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
29 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1988
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 1998
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Unknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 2013
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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