|LGBTI Right||Botswana Status|
|M/M Same-sex Sexual Activity||Illegal: Penalty up to 7 years imprisonment|
|F/F Same-sex Sexual Activity||Illegal: Penalty up to 7 years imprisonment|
|Recognition of same-sex relationships||Same-sex couples have no legal recognition|
|Foreign Same-sex Marriage Recognised||No|
|Adoption by same-sex couples||No|
|Adoption by LGBT individuals||No|
|Allows gays to serve openly in military||Gay & Bisexuals barred from serving|
|Discrimination protections||Consitution implies equal rights to freedom.
Employment Act (2012 Amendment) prohibits termination of employment contract on the grounds of sexual orientation and HIV status.
|Living conditions||Laws rarely enforced.
Openly gay individuals are visable.
|Laws concerning gender identity/expression||None specific. Constitution implies freedom of individual and expression
Rainbow Identity Botswana successfully registered as an organisation.