Compare LGBT Rights in Washington, D.C. & South Carolina

Equality Index ?
71 / 100
61 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
73 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
43 / 100
49 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegalLegal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT issuesUnknownNo censorship
Since 2020
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictionsLegal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal, but banned for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2017
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2006
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Same-sex adoptionLegalLegal
Since 2017
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2023
Since 2023
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2014
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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