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
18/01/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Lives of Botswana’s transgender people are seemingly about to change for better, following registration of Rainbow Identity Association (RIA), a trans and intersex oriented organisation, formed in 2007 after founder, Skipper Mogapi, realized marginalization of these gender identities among the general lesbian, gay and bisexual movement in that country. >>>