Compare LGBT Rights in Maryland

Equality Index ?
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Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
70% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
59% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
60% Favor
33% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
66% Support
27% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1999
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2012
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Equal age of consentEqual
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