Compare LGBT Rights in Massachusetts & Rhode Island

Equality Index ?
87 / 100
85 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
75 / 100
69 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, no restrictions
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2022
Legal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2019
Recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2001
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 1993
Legal
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2019
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2020
Legal
Since 2020
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2019
Banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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