Compare LGBT Rights in Texas & Virginia

Equality Index ?
57 / 100
75 / 100
Legal Index ?
64 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
51 / 100
59 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
66% Favor
0%
68% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
54% Oppose
0%
57% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
46% Favor
46% Oppose
50% Favor
43% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
56% Support
36% Oppose
61% Support
34% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesOther punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, surgery not required
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2020
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2015
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2021
Legal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2020
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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