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

Equality Index ?
83 / 100
68 / 100
Legal Index ?
100 / 100
81 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
66 / 100
55 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageLegalLegal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT issuesUnknownNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictionsLegal, no restrictions
Since 2020
Gender-affirming careUnknownLegal, but banned for minors
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2017
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegalIllegal in some contexts
Since 2016
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
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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