Compare LGBT Rights in Tennessee & Virginia

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Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
64% Favor
0%
68% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
47% Oppose
0%
57% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
35% Favor
58% Oppose
50% Favor
43% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
41% Support
53% Oppose
61% Support
34% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownUnknown
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2020
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsUnknown
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguousLegal
Since 2015
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 therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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