Compare LGBT Rights in Ohio

Equality Index ?
71 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
68% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
60% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
50% Favor
42% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
60% Support
32% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2021
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
LGBT discriminationNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
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