Compare LGBT Rights in Mississippi & North Carolina

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56 / 100
59 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
59% Favor
0%
66% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
53% Oppose
0%
54% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
31% Favor
61% Oppose
45% Favor
45% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
40% Support
54% Oppose
54% Support
36% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2022
Unknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2016
Married couples only
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 therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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