Compare LGBT Rights in Connecticut & Maine

Equality Index ?
85 / 100
82 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
74% Favor
69% Favor
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
63% Oppose
62% Oppose
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
71% Favor
26% Oppose
65% Favor
30% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
76% Support
19% Oppose
69% Support
24% Oppose
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1971
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2008
Since 2012
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2020
Since 2020
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2005
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Since 2007
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2016
Since 2019
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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