Compare LGBT Rights in Arkansas & Kentucky

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61 / 100
59 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
56% Favor
59% Favor
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
50% Oppose
58% Oppose
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
35% Favor
53% Oppose
38% Favor
52% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
45% Support
47% Oppose
44% Support
44% Oppose
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Since 1992
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2002
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2010
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2013
Illegal in some contexts
Since 1792
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2011
Single only
Since 2008
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Since 1975
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