Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Vietnam

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
54 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
58 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
49 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 1992
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1999
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