Compare LGBT Rights in Iowa

Equality Index ?
70 / 100
Legal Index ?
82 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
59 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
68% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
57% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
51% Favor
41% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
58% Support
36% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1978
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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