Compare LGBT Rights in Kentucky & West Virginia

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59 / 100
60 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
59% Favor
0%
63% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
58% Oppose
0%
52% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
38% Favor
52% Oppose
39% Favor
51% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
44% Support
44% Oppose
45% Support
47% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1992
Legal
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2005
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1792
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2016
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 therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1975
Equal
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