Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Turkmenistan

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
59 / 100
30 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
39 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1999
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Since 1992
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Gender identity only
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2020
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal with restrictions
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Sexual orientation only
Since 2012
Equal age of consentEqualFemale equal, male N/A
Since 2014
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