Compare LGBT Rights in Maine & New Jersey

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Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
69% Favor
0%
72% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
62% Oppose
0%
61% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
65% Favor
30% Oppose
59% Favor
33% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
69% Support
24% Oppose
71% Support
22% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2012
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2019
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2020
Recognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2005
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2007
Legal
Since 1995
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 therapyBanned
Since 2019
Banned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2006
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