State

  • Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Connecticut

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Current status
(since Oct 1, 1971)
Legal
Legislative repeal, effective 1971.
Sources:
Connecticut Public Acts 1969, Public Act No. 828, enacted 7/8/1969, effective 10/1/1971.
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Same-sex marriage in Connecticut

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Current status
(since Oct 28, 2008)
Legal
In 2008, Connecticut became the first US state to legalize same-sex marriage, following Massachusetts in 2004.
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Right to change legal gender in Connecticut

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
under movement advancement project.
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Same-sex adoption in Connecticut

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Current status
(since Jun 1, 2000)
Legal
Any person or couple may adopt a child regardless of orientation pursuant Connecticut Public Act Number 00-228.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/connecticut
Connecticut Public Act No. 00-228
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Current status
(since Jun 1, 2000)
Legal
Any person or couple may adopt a child regardless of orientation pursuant Connecticut Public Act Number 00-228.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/connecticut
Connecticut Public Act No. 00-228
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LGBT discrimination in Connecticut

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Current status
Illegal
People are protected from discrimination based upon both sexual orientation and gender identification.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Connecticut

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Current status
(since 2011)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
State law provides for protections against employment discrimination in regards to both sexual orientation and gender identification.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Connecticut

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Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
This state explicitly bans housing discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identification.

Additionally, 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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Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
This state explicitly bans housing discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identification.

Additionally, 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 Connecticut

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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 Connecticut

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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 Connecticut

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Current status
Equal
age of sixteen.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Connecticut

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Sep 7, 2016–Sep 3, 2017
Banned
For people Under 18.
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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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