Compare LGBT Rights in Illinois & Missouri

Equality Index ?
80 / 100
63 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
69% Favor
0%
64% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
57% Oppose
0%
54% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
58% Favor
34% Oppose
48% Favor
45% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
64% Support
29% Oppose
57% Support
36% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1962
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2020
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegalLegal
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 2015
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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