Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Uzbekistan

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
19 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
21 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
18 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1994
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 1998
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualFemale equal, male N/A
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