Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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Traveled to BOTSWANA? Did you feel comfortable as a trans person while there?
I did not feel comfortable at all
I felt comfortable at the hotel, but nowhere else
Only immigration authorities made me uncomfortable
I had no problems as a trans person
22/03/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Normally tranquil Botswana has plunged into a fierce public debate about whether homosexuality is “un-African”, sparked by a new lawsuit against the country’s sodomy law. Wedged between liberal South Africa, which allows gay marriage, and conservative Zimbabwe, where President Robert Mugabe regularly lambastes gays, Botswana has emerged as a testing ground for competing visions of African social values. >>>