Compare LGBT Rights in Massachusetts & Vermont

Equality Index ?
86 / 100
86 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
72 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
75% Favor
0%
77% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
65% Oppose
0%
64% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
72% Favor
20% Oppose
76% Favor
19% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
82% Support
12% Oppose
79% Support
16% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictionsLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2019
Recognized
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2012
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 1993
Legal
Since 1993
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2019
Banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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