Compare LGBT Rights in Iowa & Ohio

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1978
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegalSingle only
Since 1998
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 therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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