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
Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Do you feel safe when gathering with other LGBTI people in public spaces in BOTSWANA?
No, there is no police protection
No, the police might harass us
No, owners of establishment won’t allow us to gather
21/06/2010 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Thanks BONELA for educating the public. Former President Festus Mogae has called on the society to be tolerant and to protect gays and lesbians and other sexual minorities from discrimination and persecution.