Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Uruguay

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
83 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
93 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
73 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1933
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2009
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1933
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
70% Approve
0%
Approval of equal rights for gender minorities (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2023)
Region not surveyed
73% Approve
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
79% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
49% Justifiable
24% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
95% Did not mention homosexuals
5% Mentioned homosexuals
Support for same-sex marriage (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
75% Approve
25% Disapprove
Acceptance of gay people in public office (North and South America)
(AmericasBarometer, 2016-2017)
Region not surveyed
79% Approve
21% Disapprove
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
36% Tolerate
57% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
43% Tolerate
56% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
41% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
90% Did not mention homosexuals
10% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
71% Good place
17% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
29% Justifiable
22% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
84% Did not mention homosexuals
16% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
20% Justifiable
52% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
68% Did not mention homosexuals
32% Mentioned homosexuals
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