Compare LGBT Rights in Kentucky & Tennessee

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59 / 100
56 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
59% Favor
0%
64% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
58% Oppose
0%
47% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
38% Favor
52% Oppose
35% Favor
58% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
44% Support
44% Oppose
41% Support
53% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1992
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2005
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1792
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2008
Ambiguous
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 therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1975
Equal
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