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
Region not surveyed
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
58% Oppose
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
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1992
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
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
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2008
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
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
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