Compare LGBT Rights in Arkansas & Texas

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61 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
56% Favor
66% Favor
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
50% Oppose
54% Oppose
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
35% Favor
53% Oppose
46% Favor
46% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
45% Support
47% Oppose
56% Support
36% Oppose
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2001
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipOther punishment
Since 2021
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2002
Legal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2010
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2013
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2011
Single only
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Since 2021
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
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