State

  • Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    Ambiguous
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Wyoming

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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 Wyoming

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Current status
(since Oct 21, 2014)
Legal
County clerks began issuing marriage license to same sex couples.
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Right to change legal gender in Wyoming

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Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
requires surgery to change drivers licenses. and requires public announcement of name change. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Same-sex adoption in Wyoming

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Jul 23, 2016–Sep 7, 2018
Legal
Under supreme court ruling.
Sources:
Http://www.lifelongadoption.com/lgbt-adoption-laws/wyoming

lgbtmap.org/equality_maps/p…

lgbtmap.org/equality-maps/r…
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Current status
Ambiguous
Any adult is permitted to petition for adoption, but second-parent adoption by same-sex partners is yet to be affirmed by an appellate court or statute.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/wyoming
Wyo. Stat. §1-22-103
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LGBT discrimination in Wyoming

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Aug 10, 2016–Sep 15, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
city discrimination protections in the city of Lamorie, Jackson.
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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 Wyoming

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Dec 16, 2014–Sep 8, 2018
Ambiguous
City protections in Lamorie, Jackson. As well sexual orientation and gender identity under the federal hate crime law.
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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 housing discrimination in Wyoming

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Jun 21, 2018–Sep 8, 2018
Ambiguous
City housing discrimination protections in Lamorie, Jackson.
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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 Wyoming

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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 Wyoming

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Current status
Equal
Age of consent in Wyoming is 17 for both same-sex couples and different-sex couples. State Statute is often confused to mean age 16, but in cases of Pierson v. State and Moore v. State, the courts ruled the law states 17. The statutes were later amended for clarity.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Wyoming

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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 Wyoming

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Jan 3, 2016–Sep 7, 2018
Not banned
Not criminalized.
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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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