Compare LGBT Rights in Missouri & South Dakota

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60 / 100
61 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
64% Favor
0%
66% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
54% Oppose
0%
53% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
48% Favor
45% Oppose
49% Favor
46% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
57% Support
36% Oppose
58% Support
35% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, surgery not required
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 adoptionLegalAmbiguous
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
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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