Compare LGBT Rights in Mississippi & Tennessee

Equality Index ?
62 / 100
57 / 100
Legal Index ?
73 / 100
63 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
51 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
59% Favor
0%
64% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
53% Oppose
0%
47% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
31% Favor
61% Oppose
35% Favor
58% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
40% Support
54% Oppose
41% Support
53% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2022
State-enforced
Since 2023
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictionsIllegal
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2016
Legal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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