Compare LGBT Rights in Arkansas

Equality Index ?
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Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
56% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
50% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
35% Favor
53% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
45% Support
47% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2002
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2010
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2011
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
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