Compare LGBT Rights in New Jersey & Vermont

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
72% Favor
0%
77% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
61% Oppose
0%
64% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
59% Favor
33% Oppose
76% Favor
19% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
71% Support
22% Oppose
79% Support
16% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2018
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2019
Recognized
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 1995
Legal
Since 1993
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 therapyBanned
Since 2013
Banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Equal
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