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

Equality Index ?
58 / 100
71 / 100
Legal Index ?
63 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
52 / 100
43 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforced
Since 2022
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 1982
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2020
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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