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 with a partner? Did your hotel or guesthouse react to your sexual orientation?
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It was not an issue at the hotel
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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
Homosexuality is a topical issue in Botswana’s political and social discourse. While the country’s laws imply that the practice is outlawed, it is pellucid that it is a reality that the nation cannot ignore. At the centre of the debate is liberal versus conservative views with the former speaking for gay rights and the latter disagreeing. >>>