Compare LGBT Rights in Washington, D.C.

Equality Index ?
83 / 100
Public Opinion
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
64% Favor
26% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
72% Support
23% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentEqual
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