Compare LGBT Rights in Kentucky & Washington, D.C.

Equality Index ?
59 / 100
83 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
59% Favor
0%
Region not surveyed
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
58% Oppose
0%
Region not surveyed
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
38% Favor
52% Oppose
64% Favor
26% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
44% Support
44% Oppose
72% Support
23% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1992
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2005
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1792
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2008
Legal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyAmbiguousBanned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1975
Equal
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