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

Equality Index ?
55 / 100
83 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
59% Favor
0%
Region not surveyed
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
53% Oppose
0%
Region not surveyed
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
31% Favor
61% Oppose
64% Favor
26% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
40% Support
54% Oppose
72% Support
23% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2022
Unknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2016
Legal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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