State

  • Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    Married couples only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    Ambiguous
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in North Carolina

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Current status
(since Jun 26, 2003)
Legal
Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
Sources:
Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
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Same-sex marriage in North Carolina

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Current status
(since Oct 10, 2014)
Legal
Case determined denial of rights was unconstitutional.
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May 8, 2012–Oct 10, 2014
Not legal
Constitutional ban under Amendment One ballot initiative in 2011 and 2012.
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Right to change legal gender in North Carolina

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Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
Requires surgery to change documents.
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Same-sex adoption in North Carolina

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Jan 1, 1986–Aug 2, 2018
Married couples only
Under state law only. only under state adoption law. Legal in certain cities. Legalization pending.
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Current status
Married couples only
Applies to all unmarried couples. Second-parent adoptions are also not available.
Sources:
scholar.google.com/scholar_…
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/north-carolina
N.C. Gen. Stat. 48-1-103, 48-2-301
Boseman v. Jarrell, 704 S.E.2d 494 (N.C.2010)
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LGBT discrimination in North Carolina

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Oct 14, 2017–Jul 23, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
Only in state discrimination. As well as anti bullying laws in place. Hate crime law pending. Also discrimination protection in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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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.
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LGBT employment discrimination in North Carolina

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Oct 14, 2017–Jul 23, 2018
Ambiguous
State Discrimination protection only. As well as sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination protection in public employment only.
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Current status
No protections
Legal on a State level. Outlawed in many highly populated municipalities. Ex: Boone, Raleigh, et cetera.
Sources:
NC Anti-Discrimination Statute which lacks any reference to sexual orientation - ncleg.net/EnactedLegislatio…

Raleigh City Ordinance - General Code of Ordinances, Division II, Part 4, Chapter 1, Article A, Section 1000-4 - library.municode.com/showDo…

Town of Boone, Personnel Policy - Article IV, Section 2 - townofboone.net/departments…
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LGBT housing discrimination in North Carolina

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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 North Carolina

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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 North Carolina

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Current status
Ambiguous
State General Statute GS14-27.7 defines age of consent in North Carolina as 16 for vaginal intercourse but makes no mention of anal intercourse.
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Blood donations by MSMs in North Carolina

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Current status
(since Dec 21, 2015)
Banned (1-year deferral)
FDA issued a new directive allowing for blood donation after a 1 year deferral.
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1983–Dec 21, 2015
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 North Carolina

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Sep 6, 2016–Jul 25, 2018
Not banned
Not criminalized in this state.
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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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