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

Equality Index ?
84 / 100
83 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
66 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1999
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2012
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2019
Legal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2019
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2014
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegalLegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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