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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Has your LGBTI family been affected by your sexual orientation in BOTSWANA?
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Yes, my children have been discriminated against
Yes, we have all been discriminated against
22/02/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Infuriated gays and lesbians of Botswana have fired back at Deputy Speaker of Botswana’s National Assembly Pono Moathlodi, who recently told a delegation on HIV prevention that he would “never tolerate” gays and lesbians, stating that he (Moatlhodi) must think thoroughly before speaking and evaluate the potential impact his utterances might have in the lives of other people. >>>
15/02/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
A Botswana politician says he agrees with Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s views on homosexuality. Pono Moatlhodi, who is the deputy speaker of the Botswana National Assembly, told a January meeting on HIV prevention that he would “never tolerate” gays and lesbians. >>>