Compare LGBT Rights in Illinois & Wisconsin

Equality Index ?
80 / 100
73 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
69% Favor
0%
67% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
57% Oppose
0%
58% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
58% Favor
34% Oppose
58% Favor
37% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
64% Support
29% Oppose
66% Support
30% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1962
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2020
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation only
Same-sex adoptionLegalLegal
Since 2014
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
Banned
Since 2021
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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