Compare LGBT Rights in Ohio & South Dakota

Equality Index ?
68 / 100
61 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
68% Favor
0%
66% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
60% Oppose
0%
53% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
50% Favor
42% Oppose
49% Favor
46% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
60% Support
32% Oppose
58% Support
35% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2015
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2021
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2021
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1998
Ambiguous
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 therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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