Compare LGBT Rights in New Jersey

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
72% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
61% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
59% Favor
33% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
71% Support
22% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 1995
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2013
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
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