Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Turkey

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
39 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
39 / 100
35 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1858
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2009
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation only
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1858
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1980
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1858
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