Compare LGBT Rights in New York

Equality Index ?
82 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
73% 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)
62% Favor
30% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
70% Support
23% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2020
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
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