Compare LGBT Rights in Louisiana & North Carolina

Equality Index ?
59 / 100
64 / 100
Legal Index ?
66 / 100
73 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
53 / 100
55 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
67% Favor
0%
66% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
48% Oppose
0%
54% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
42% Favor
50% Oppose
45% Favor
45% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
53% Support
36% Oppose
54% Support
36% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2022
State-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, surgery not required
Since 2022
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 1982
Legal
Since 2017
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 therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2019
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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