Compare LGBT Rights in Tennessee & West Virginia

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Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
64% Favor
0%
63% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
47% Oppose
0%
52% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
35% Favor
58% Oppose
39% Favor
51% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
41% Support
53% Oppose
45% Support
47% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknownUnknown
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, surgery not required
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguousAmbiguous
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
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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