Compare LGBT Rights in South Carolina & Washington, D.C.

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
84 / 100
Legal Index ?
74 / 100
100 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
53 / 100
68 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
58% Favor
0%
Region not surveyed
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
53% Oppose
0%
Region not surveyed
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
40% Favor
54% Oppose
64% Favor
26% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
51% Support
42% Oppose
72% Support
23% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2014
Legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Since 2020
Unknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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