Compare LGBT Rights in West Virginia

Equality Index ?
60 / 100
Public Opinion
Support for LGBT protections by US state
(PRRI, 2018)
63% Favor
0%
Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people
(PRRI, 2018)
52% Oppose
0%
Support of same-sex marriage by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
39% Favor
51% Oppose
Support of homosexuality by US state
(Pew Research, 2014)
45% Support
47% Oppose
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT IssuesUnknown
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2020
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2016
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Same-sex adoptionAmbiguous
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (3-month deferral)
Since 2020
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentEqual
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