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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Have you been harassed or arrested in BOTSWANA because of your same-sex relationship?
Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans
Yes, but it is not against the law
05/09/2013 | Pan Africa ILGA Regional Communications
Mr Editor if there comes a time in Botswana where we decide to have a referendum on whether or not to legalise homosexuality, lesbianism and same sex marriages, I would gladly vote a big no for the following 25 reasons. >>>
28/08/2013 | Pan Africa ILGA Regional Communication Officer
In this hard-hitting reposte to BONELA, Pastor EMMANUEL OWOLABI notes that some states in America last year passed a law that allowed soldiers to have maximum sexual joy with horses, dogs and donkeys. Will such legislation of bestiality, he asks, become BONELA's next bus stop? Let us be mindful of the fact that although dogs are sexually reckless, male dogs do not mate with each other, neither do female dogs