Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
59 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
41 / 100
62 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal, but banned for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedParental approval required
Since 1989
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2001
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