State

  • Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Alaska

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1980)
Legal
Legislative repeal, effective 1980.
Sources:
Laws of Alaska 1978, ch. 166, enacted June 14, 1978, effective Jan. 1, 1980.
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Same-sex marriage in Alaska

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Current status
(since Oct 17, 2014)
Legal
Same sex marriage commenced when the Supreme Court denied Alaska's request for an emergency stay.
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Right to change legal gender in Alaska

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Not required under state law. as well not required under federal law. Missing non binary options.
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Same-sex adoption in Alaska

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Current status
(since 1974)
Legal
Alaskan State Statute provides any unmarried individual may petition for adoption; married individuals must petition together. Second parent adoption has been permitted by some lower court judges, but it is not confirmed by appellate court case law or state statute.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/alaska
Alaska §25.23.020
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LGBT discrimination in Alaska

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Jul 18, 2016–Jul 12, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
According to the us advancement project. Under state employment discrimination protection for sexual orientation. Full protection under city discrimination protection in city of Anchorage and Anchorage Borough. Full state discrimination protection pending, full employment discrimination protection pending.
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Current status
No protections
No protections from discrimination exist based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Alaska

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Jul 18, 2016–Jul 14, 2018
Ambiguous
Only sexual orientation for state employment. Full state employment discrimination protection pending, full employment discrimination pending statewide.
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Current status
No protections
As of December 16, 2014, there are no legal protections for people who are LGBT in regards to employment. However, state employees are provided with domestic partner benefits.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Alaska

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Jul 18, 2016–Jul 18, 2018
Ambiguous
Full state housing discrimination protections state wide pending. Only in two cities.
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Current status
No protections
This state does not provide any legal protections from discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.

However, the Human Rights Campaign states, "The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires grantees and participants of HUD programs to comply with local and state non-discrimination laws that include sexual orientation and gender identity.
HUD also prohibits inquiries regarding the sexual orientation or gender identity of a prospective tenant or applicant for assisted
housing in every state (March 2012)."
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Alaska

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Current status
(since Sep 20, 2011)
Legal
Don't Ask, Don't Tell is officially repealed throughout the United States, and gays and lesbians may openly serve.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Alaska

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Jan 1, 1983–May 3, 2018
Banned (1-year deferral)
Under a ruling from the FDA.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since 1983)
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Ban on blood donations from MSMs applies to any man who has had sex, even once, with another man on or after January 1, 1977.
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Equal age of consent in Alaska

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Current status
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Alaska

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Feb 25, 2017–Jul 5, 2018
Not banned
According to the Movement Advancement Project.
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Current status
Ambiguous
Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Though it's not actually ambiguous (It is in fact legal), this is the best indicator of the available options.
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