Compare LGBT Rights in Pennsylvania & Vermont

Equality Index ?
73 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
68% Favor
77% Favor
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
59% Oppose
64% Oppose
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
54% Favor
37% Oppose
76% Favor
19% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
63% Support
30% Oppose
79% Support
16% Oppose
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2014
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2020
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2002
Since 1993
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyAmbiguousBanned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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