State

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

History

Homosexual activity in New Hampshire

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Current status
(since Jun 26, 2003)
Legal
US Supreme Court ruling issued in Lawrence v. Texas struck down all sodomy laws on the basis of privacy and liberty. The decision overturned any laws remaining in all US states which prohibited acts of sodomy.
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Same-sex marriage in New Hampshire

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2010)
Legal
In 2010, New Hampshire was the fifth state to legalize gay marriage. The bill was signed into law on June 3, 2009.
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Right to change legal gender in New Hampshire

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Current status
(since Jan 9, 2018)
Legal, surgery not required
Under Movement advancement project. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Same-sex adoption in New Hampshire

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Jul 31, 2017–Jul 20, 2018
Single only
State wide adoption pending.
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Current status
Ambiguous
Unmarried adults may individually adopt, and married adults may petition jointly per N.H. Rev. Stat. 170-B:4.

Second-parent adoptions, however, are not permitted.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/new-hampshire
N.H. Rev. Stat. 170-B:4
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LGBT discrimination in New Hampshire

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Jan 1, 2018–Jun 8, 2018
Illegal
Full discrimination protections and full state discrimination protections.
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Jan 1, 2018–Mar 7, 2018
Illegal
Full discrimination protections and full state discrimination protections.
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Current status
Illegal in some contexts
Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is illegal, but gender identification is not included in these protections.
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LGBT employment discrimination in New Hampshire

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Current status
(since 1998)
Sexual orientation only
State law provides protections from discrimination based on sexual orientation only. Additionally, public state employees are granted some benefits solely based upon marriage, same-sex partners are eligible to receive these benefits.
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Jan 1, 1998–Jun 11, 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under a new bill that updated the housing, employment and public accommodation law to include sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in New Hampshire

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Jan 1, 1998–May 31, 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under a new bill that updated the housing, employment and public accommodation law to include sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.
Sources:
No
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Current status
Sexual orientation only
This state explicitly bans housing discrimination based upon sexual orientation only.

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 New Hampshire

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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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Equal age of consent in New Hampshire

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Current status
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in New Hampshire

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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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Conversion therapy in New Hampshire

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May 20, 2016–Jul 20, 2018
Banned
Just came into effect.
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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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