Compare LGBT Rights in Virginia & Washington, D.C.

Equality Index ?
73 / 100
83 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
68% Favor
0%
Region not surveyed
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
57% Oppose
0%
Region not surveyed
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
50% Favor
43% Oppose
64% Favor
26% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
61% Support
34% Oppose
72% Support
23% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2014
Legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2003
Legal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2020
Unknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2020
Illegal
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2015
Legal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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