Compare LGBT Rights in Rhode Island & Vermont

Equality Index ?
84 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
73% Favor
0%
77% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
70% Oppose
0%
64% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
65% Favor
27% Oppose
76% Favor
19% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
72% Support
18% Oppose
79% Support
16% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2013
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognizedRecognized
Since 2022
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2001
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identitySexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegalLegal
Since 1993
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 therapyBanned
Since 2017
Banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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