Compare LGBT Rights in Louisiana

Equality Index ?
57 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
67% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
48% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
42% Favor
50% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
53% Support
36% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 1982
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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