Compare LGBT Rights in Connecticut & Rhode Island

Equality Index ?
85 / 100
84 / 100
Legal Index ?
98 / 100
98 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
71 / 100
70 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
74% Favor
0%
73% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
63% Oppose
0%
70% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
71% Favor
26% Oppose
65% Favor
27% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
76% Support
19% Oppose
72% Support
18% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2008
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2020
Recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2011
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2001
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Legal
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 therapyBanned
Since 2016
Banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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