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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Yes, but it is not against the law
30/08/2013 | Pan Africa ILGA Regional Communications
This morning (26th August), the High Court is expected to hear a case in which a group of homosexuals and bisexuals are challenging the decision of the Minister of Labour and Home Affairs (MLHA) not to register their association. >>>
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
The Botswana LGBT film festival will today highlight the experiences of LGBTI persons in Botswana as it comes to a close Friday after entertaining and provoking audiences in the southern Africa nation. >>>