Compare LGBT Rights in New Jersey & New York

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
83 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
65 / 100
67 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2021
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2019
Recognized
Since 2021
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownFull ban
Since 2023
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2013
Banned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Equal
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