Compare LGBT Rights in Mississippi & West Virginia

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58 / 100
64 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
59% Favor
0%
63% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
53% Oppose
0%
52% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
31% Favor
61% Oppose
39% Favor
51% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
40% Support
54% Oppose
45% Support
47% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesState-enforced
Since 2022
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2016
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 MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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