Compare LGBT Rights in Connecticut & Pennsylvania

Equality Index ?
84 / 100
73 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
74% Favor
0%
68% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
63% Oppose
0%
59% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
71% Favor
26% Oppose
54% Favor
37% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
76% Support
19% Oppose
63% Support
30% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2008
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2020
Recognized
Since 2020
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Legal
Since 2002
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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