Compare LGBT Rights in New York & Pennsylvania

Equality Index ?
85 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
97 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
70 / 100
65 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2021
Legal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2016
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2023
Legal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
Recognized
Since 2020
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Varies by Region
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2019
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2022
Same-sex adoptionLegalLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2023
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2018
Banned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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