Compare LGBT Rights in Florida & West Virginia

Equality Index ?
63 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
68% Favor
63% Favor
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
57% Oppose
52% Oppose
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
53% Favor
38% Oppose
39% Favor
51% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
64% Support
28% Oppose
45% Support
47% Oppose
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2014
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2009
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2014
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2014
No protections
Same-sex adoptionMarried couples only
Since 2018
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2010
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