Compare LGBT Rights in Virginia

Equality Index ?
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Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
68% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
57% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
50% Favor
43% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
61% Support
34% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2020
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Equal age of consentEqual
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