Compare LGBT Rights in Kentucky

Equality Index ?
59 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
59% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
58% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
38% Favor
52% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
44% Support
44% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1992
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2005
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1792
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2008
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1975
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