Compare LGBT Rights in Arkansas & Maryland

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72 / 100
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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Legal
Since 1999
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2012
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2002
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2013
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1983
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1983
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
Equal
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