Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    Varies by Region
    Changing Gender
    Varies by Region
    Gender-Affirming Care
    Varies by Region
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    ✔ Recognized
    Discrimination
    Varies by Region
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    Varies by Region
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Varies by Region
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Varies by Region
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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Public opinion in United States appears to be somewhat divided on LGBTQ+ issues, as evidenced by recent studies.

Percentage of Americans Who Consider Homosexuality "Not Wrong At All"

(Source: General Social Survey)

Question: "Is it wrong for same-sex adults to have sexual relations?"

United States Surveys

Same-sex marriage should be legal

(Gallup, 2024)
69%
Agree
29%
Disagree

Acceptance of LGBTQ Rights Among Non-LGBTQ People

(GLAAD, 2023)
84%
Support equal LGBTQ rights

Support for same-sex marriage

(Gallup, 2023)
71%
All Adults
84%
Democrats
78%
Independents
49%
Republicans

Most Americans Know LGB People

(Navigator, 2023)
Know a gay, lesbian, or bisexual person
Know a transgender person

Survey

of US adults identify as transgender
of US youth (13-18)

Acceptance of LGBTQ Rights Among Non-LGBTQ People

(GLAAD, 2022)
81%
Support equal LGBTQ rights

Support for Same-Sex Marriage

71%
Support
24%
Oppose
5%
Unsure

Survey

(Gallup, 2021)
of U.S. adults identifying as LGBT

Survey

of U.S. LGBTQ adults identifying as non-binary

Survey

of U.S. LGBTQ youth (ages 13–24) identify as non-binary
are not sure or questioning if they are transgender

Survey

of U.S. LGBTQ youth (ages 13–24) seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year
of U.S. transgender & non-binary youth seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year

Survey

of adults support same-sex marriage
of Democrats
of Independents
of Republicans
of 18-34 year-olds
of 35-54 year-olds
of 55+ year-olds

Acceptance of LGBTQ Rights Among Non-LGBTQ People

(GLAAD, 2021)
79%
Support equal LGBTQ rights

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2011)
64%
Should be legal
32%
Should not be legal

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2011)
56%
Morally acceptable
39%
Morally wrong

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2010)
52%
Morally acceptable
43%
Morally wrong

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2010)
58%
Should be legal
36%
Should not be legal

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2009)
49%
Morally acceptable
47%
Morally wrong

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2009)
56%
Should be legal
40%
Should not be legal

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2008)
55%
Should be legal
40%
Should not be legal

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2008)
48%
Morally acceptable
48%
Morally wrong

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2007)
47%
Morally acceptable
49%
Morally wrong

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2007)
59%
Should be legal
37%
Should not be legal

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2006)
44%
Morally acceptable
51%
Morally wrong

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2006)
56%
Should be legal
40%
Should not be legal

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2005)
50.5%
Should be legal
43.5%
Should not be legal

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2005)
45%
Morally acceptable
51%
Morally wrong

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2004)
49%
Should be legal
46%
Should not be legal

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2004)
42%
Morally acceptable
54%
Morally wrong

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2003)
54.25%
Should be legal
40.5%
Should not be legal

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2003)
44%
Morally acceptable
52%
Morally wrong

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2002)
38%
Morally acceptable
55%
Morally wrong

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2002)
52%
Should be legal
43%
Should not be legal

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2001)
54%
Should be legal
42%
Should not be legal

View of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 2001)
40%
Morally acceptable
53%
Morally wrong

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 1996)
44%
Should be legal
47%
Should not be legal

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 1992)
48%
Should be legal
44%
Should not be legal

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup , 1989)
47%
Should be legal
36%
Should not be legal

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 1988)
35%
Should be legal
57%
Should not be legal

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 1986)
32.5%
Should be legal
55.5%
Should not be legal

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 1985)
44%
Should be legal
47%
Should not be legal

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 1982)
45%
Should be legal
39%
Should not be legal

View on the legal recognition of same-sex relationships

(Gallup, 1977)
43%
Should be legal
43%
Should not be legal

Perception of LGBTQ+ People

Survey results from 114 LGBTQ+ Equaldex users who lived in or visited United States.

Overall

Overall

Perceived Safety*

Feel safe being open
Absence of verbal harassment
Absence of threats and violence
*Survey results represent personal perceptions of safety and may not be indicative of current actual conditions.

Equal Treatment

Treatment by peers
Treatment by family
Treatment at work
Treatment at school
Treatment by general public
Treatment by businesses
Treatment by law enforcement
Treatment by religious groups

Visibility & Representation

Inclusion in education
Representation in entertainment
Representation in news
Political support
Out public figures

Culture

Pride/events
Nightlife
Dating life
Interest groups and clubs

Services

Health and wellness
Gender-affirming care
Support and social services
Advocacy and legal

History

Homosexual activity in United States

?

Homosexual activity in United States is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 26, 2003
Legal
Homosexuality was decriminalized at the federal level in the United States through the landmark Supreme Court decision of Lawrence v. Texas in 2003. The court struck down a Texas statute that criminalized sexual acts between same-sex couples, declaring such laws unconstitutional. This judgment set a precedent that rendered similar anti-sodomy statutes across states unenforceable, thereby federally decriminalizing homosexuality in private, consensual settings.
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Jan 1, 1962–Jun 26, 2003
Varies by Region
Before Lawrence v. Texas, some states had already decriminalized sodomy. The first state was Illinois in 1962.
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Same-sex marriage in United States

?

Same-sex marriage in United States is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 26, 2015
Legal
In a ruling by the US Supreme Court, all 50 states must now issue marriage licenses for same sex couples and recognize same-sex marriages performed in any state.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2016030…//www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/14pdf/14-556_3204.pdf
npr.org/sections/thetwo-way…
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May 14, 2004–Jun 26, 2015
Varies by Region
Legal status is extremely variable based on the individual state. Recognized at a Federal level, but not in all states, for all intents and purposes except Social Security. Social Security is based on the state of residence's recognition of marital status.
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Censorship of LGBT issues in United States

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Censorship of LGBT issues in United States is varies by region.

Current status
Since Oct 28, 2021
Varies by Region
Censorship became "other punishment" in the state of Texas, and in Florida Govt. DeSantis wants to ban LGBT topics from being discussed in schools.

Generally, LGBT Topics are considered under the Free Speech Clause. Due to the nature of the current laws, and state decisions such as in Florida; "Varies by region" is the best indicator to use.
Sources:
nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-pol…
uscourts.gov/about-federal-…~:text=The%20First%20Amendment%20states%2C%20in,abridging%20freedom%20of%20speech.”
whitehouse.gov/about-the-wh…~:text=The%20First%20Amendment%20provides%20that,the%20right%20to%20bear%20arms.
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No censorship

  1. Utah 2021
  2. Alaska
  3. American Samoa
  4. Arizona
  5. California
  6. Colorado
  7. Connecticut
  8. Delaware
  9. Georgia
  10. Hawaii
  11. Illinois
  12. Indiana
  13. Kansas
  14. Kentucky
  15. Maine
  16. Maryland
  17. Massachusetts
  18. Michigan
  19. Minnesota
  20. Missouri
  21. Montana
  22. Nebraska
  23. Nevada
  24. New Hampshire
  25. New Jersey
  26. New Mexico
  27. New York
  28. North Dakota
  29. Ohio
  30. Oregon
  31. Pennsylvania
  32. Puerto Rico
  33. Rhode Island
  34. South Dakota
  35. Vermont
  36. Virginia
  37. Washington
  38. West Virginia
  39. Wisconsin
  40. Wyoming

State-enforced

  1. South Carolina 2024
  2. North Carolina 2023
  3. Iowa 2023
  4. Tennessee 2023
  5. Arkansas 2023
  6. Alabama 2022
  7. Florida 2022
  8. Louisiana 2022
  9. Mississippi 2022
  10. Oklahoma 2022
  11. Texas 2021

Ambiguous

  1. Idaho 2024
Until Oct 28, 2021
No censorship
Pride parades happen throughout the country.
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Right to change legal gender in United States

?

Right to change legal gender in United States is varies by region.

Current status
Since Apr 11, 2022
Varies by Region
As of 2022, all passports are able to get a gender marker X on the US State website or in person. Social Security will be able to change the name as well, unknown of the date when allowed. Check any of the states for Drivers ID or Birth certificates.

Legal, no restrictions

  1. Montana 2024
  2. North Carolina 2022
  3. Michigan 2021
  4. New York 2021
  5. Ohio 2021
  6. Virginia 2020
  7. West Virginia 2020
  8. Colorado 2020
  9. Maine 2019
  10. New Mexico 2019
  11. Maryland 2019
  12. New Hampshire 2019
  13. New Jersey 2018
  14. Illinois 2018
  15. Minnesota 2018
  16. California 2017
  17. Utah 2017
  18. Washington 2017
  19. Nevada 2017
  20. Alaska
  21. American Samoa
  22. Connecticut
  23. Delaware
  24. Guam
  25. Indiana
  26. Mississippi
  27. Oregon
  28. Rhode Island
  29. South Dakota
  30. Puerto Rico
  31. United States Minor Outlying Islands
  32. Vermont
  33. Washington, D.C.

Legal, but requires medical diagnosis

  1. Pennsylvania 2016
  2. Florida 2004
  3. Iowa
  4. Missouri

Legal, but requires surgery

  1. North Dakota 2006
  2. Kentucky 2005
  3. Arkansas 2002
  4. Alabama
  5. Arizona
  6. Georgia
  7. Louisiana
  8. Nebraska
  9. Northern Mariana Islands
  10. South Carolina
  11. Texas
  12. Wisconsin
  13. Wyoming

Illegal

  1. Idaho 2024
  2. Kansas 2023
  3. Tennessee 2023

Ambiguous

  1. Oklahoma 2022
  2. Hawaii 2015
  3. Massachusetts
Jun 17, 2016–Apr 11, 2022
Varies by Region
Many U.S. jurisdictions require gender-affirming surgery before the person's legal sex can be changed
It is important to note that surgery is not universally required to change legal sex under federal law or in some states. However, a health professional's certification may be necessary. It is essential to consult the specific laws and guidelines of your state for accurate information on the legal requirements for changing gender markers and identity documents.

There is no federal law on right to change gender, varies by region
Jan 2013–Dec 2013
Legal, no restrictions
From a Federal standpoint, you can change your gender with proof that you have undergone treatment for a gender change (surgery no longer required in any agency as of June 2013)
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Gender-affirming care in United States

?

Gender-affirming care in United States is varies by region.

Current status
Varies by Region
While Gender Affirming Care is unrestricted federally, it varies by region due to no federal laws in place. Several states have either banned or passed laws to protect gender affirming care. Office of Health and Human Services made an document stating that they are with gender affirming care in 2022. There have been no efforts made to make gender affirming care federally protected, President Biden has made no comments on the specific topic

Legal

  1. Florida 2024
  2. Maryland 2024
  3. Ohio 2024
  4. Oregon 2024
  5. Nevada 2023
  6. Arkansas 2023
  7. New York 2023
  8. Vermont 2023
  9. New Jersey 2023
  10. New Mexico 2023
  11. Minnesota 2023
  12. Colorado 2023
  13. Hawaii 2022
  14. Massachusetts 2022
  15. Washington 2021
  16. Puerto Rico 2020
  17. California 2018
  18. Alaska
  19. Illinois
  20. Maine
  21. New Hampshire
  22. North Carolina
  23. Pennsylvania
  24. Rhode Island
  25. Virginia
  26. Wisconsin

Legal, but banned for minors

  1. Wyoming 2024
  2. South Carolina 2024
  3. Indiana 2024
  4. Louisiana 2024
  5. Nebraska 2023
  6. Texas 2023
  7. Georgia 2023
  8. Tennessee 2023
  9. Iowa 2023
  10. Mississippi 2023
  11. South Dakota 2023
  12. Kentucky 2023
  13. Montana 2023
  14. Utah 2023
  15. Arizona 2022
  16. Alabama 2022
  17. North Dakota
  18. West Virginia

Restricted

  1. Idaho 2024
  2. Connecticut 2020

Ambiguous

  1. Kansas 2024
  2. Missouri 2023
  3. Delaware
  4. Michigan

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in United States

?

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in United States is recognized.

Current status
Since Apr 11, 2022
Recognized
Since April 11th, 2022, the United States allows people to have an X gender on their passports at a national level.

Other IDs are still dependent on state laws.
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Jul 3, 2017–Apr 10, 2022
Varies by Region
On June 15th, 2017, Oregon officials voted yes to allowing the legal representation of non-binary people. On July 3rd, 2017, this option became available to the public.
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Until Jul 3, 2017
Not legally recognized
Before July 3rd, 2017, no US states legally recognized non-binary people.
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LGBT discrimination in United States

?

LGBT discrimination in United States is varies by region.

Current status
Since Jun 26, 2015
Varies by Region
Obergefell v. Hodges, 2015 court case allows same-sex marriages. This also protects LGBTQ discrimination. Bostock v. Clayton County, GA protects LGBTQ employees. Tennessee has laws for LGBTQ discrimination, thus being varies by region even though its federally protected
Sources:
supreme.justia.com/cases/fe…
web.archive.org/web/2016061…//www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/14pdf/14-556_3204.pdf
supremecourt.gov/opinions/1…
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Illegal

  1. Michigan 2023
  2. New Hampshire 2018
  3. Guam 2015
  4. Delaware 2013
  5. Washington 2006
  6. California 2004
  7. New Mexico 2003
  8. New York 2003
  9. Minnesota 1993
  10. Colorado
  11. Connecticut
  12. Hawaii
  13. Illinois
  14. Iowa
  15. Maine
  16. Maryland
  17. Massachusetts
  18. Nevada
  19. New Jersey
  20. Northern Mariana Islands
  21. Oregon
  22. Rhode Island
  23. United States Minor Outlying Islands
  24. Vermont
  25. Washington, D.C.

Illegal in some contexts

  1. Nebraska 2022
  2. Virginia 2020
  3. Alabama 2017
  4. West Virginia 2016
  5. Montana 2016
  6. Utah 2015
  7. Florida 2009
  8. Missouri 2003
  9. Kentucky 1792
  10. Kansas
  11. Wisconsin

No protections

  1. Tennessee 2024
  2. Arkansas 2020
  3. Texas 2018
  4. Alaska
  5. Arizona
  6. Georgia
  7. Idaho
  8. Indiana
  9. Louisiana
  10. Mississippi
  11. North Carolina
  12. North Dakota
  13. Ohio
  14. Oklahoma
  15. Puerto Rico
  16. South Carolina
  17. South Dakota
  18. Wyoming

Varies by Region

  1. Pennsylvania
Jan 1, 2011–Jun 26, 2015
Illegal in some contexts
In all Federal positions, discrimination based on sexual orientation is against the law in instances related to work and employment. In non-federal government jobs, it is based on the state's laws as no federal protections currently exist for non-employees. Additionally, even federal employees could face discrimination unrelated to work in areas of life such as housing, health care, etc. In fact, many groups are advocating the repeal of protections or the introduction of laws to permit discrimination.
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LGBT employment discrimination in United States

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LGBT employment discrimination in United States is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since Jun 15, 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
As of June 15th, 2020 the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation or gender identity is illegal under Title VII the Civil Rights Act of 1964, classified as sex discrimination.

As of June 15, 2020, all persons working for employers that employ more than 15 people are protected from discrimination based solely on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity via the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Bostock v. Clayton County.
Jul 16, 2015–Jun 15, 2020
Sexual orientation and gender identity
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that “[A]llegations of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation necessarily state a claim of discrimination on the basis of sex”, and are barred by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling applies at both the state and federal level.

Furthermore, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled on April 20, 2012 that an employer who discriminates against an employee or applicant on the basis of the person’s gender identity is violating the prohibition on sex discrimination contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Apr 20, 2012–Jul 16, 2015
N/A
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled on April 20, 2012 that an employer who discriminates against an employee or applicant on the basis of the person’s gender identity is violating the prohibition on sex discrimination contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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LGBT housing discrimination in United States

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LGBT housing discrimination in United States is varies by region.

Current status
Varies by Region
Housing protections are administered at nearly all levels of government for housing -- if at all. From local city ordinances to federal law, protections are very scattered, and in general, few explicit laws exist to provide housing protections. Nationwide Protections pending.
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Sexual orientation and gender identity

  1. Pennsylvania 2022
  2. Michigan 2022
  3. Kansas 2020
  4. New Hampshire 2018
  5. Utah 2015
  6. Guam 2015
  7. Delaware 2013
  8. Puerto Rico 2013
  9. California 2006
  10. Washington 2006
  11. New Mexico 2003
  12. Minnesota 1993
  13. Colorado
  14. Connecticut
  15. Hawaii
  16. Illinois
  17. Northern Mariana Islands
  18. Iowa
  19. Maine
  20. Maryland
  21. Massachusetts
  22. United States Minor Outlying Islands
  23. Nevada
  24. New Jersey
  25. New York
  26. Oregon
  27. Rhode Island
  28. Vermont
  29. Washington, D.C.

Sexual orientation only

  1. Wisconsin

No protections

  1. Florida 2014
  2. Alabama
  3. Alaska
  4. Arizona
  5. Arkansas
  6. Kentucky
  7. Georgia
  8. Idaho
  9. Indiana
  10. Louisiana
  11. Texas
  12. Mississippi
  13. Missouri
  14. Montana
  15. Nebraska
  16. North Carolina
  17. North Dakota
  18. Ohio
  19. Oklahoma
  20. South Carolina
  21. South Dakota
  22. Tennessee
  23. Virginia
  24. West Virginia
  25. Wyoming

Ambiguous

  1. American Samoa

Same-sex adoption in United States

?

Same-sex adoption in United States is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 26, 2017
Legal
On 31 March 2016, Federal District Court struck down Mississippi's ban on same-sex couple adoptions. On June 26, 2017, the United States Supreme Court reversed an Arkansas Supreme Court ruling that allowed a law listing parents by gender on birth certificates to stand. The new SCOTUS ruling allowed both same-sex spouses to be listed on birth certificates. These court rulings made adoption by same-sex couples legal in all 50 states.

States can however require couples to be legally married before adopting.
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Intersex infant surgery in United States

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Intersex infant surgery in United States is varies by region.

Current status
Varies by Region
Federally in the United States, intersex infant surgeries are not banned. Very few states have made laws to protect surgeries of that nature, example being New York up till 2 years old.

Full ban

  1. New York 2023
  2. Massachusetts 2019

Not banned

  1. Washington
  2. Oregon
  3. Nevada
  4. Idaho
  5. Utah
  6. Arizona
  7. Texas
  8. New Mexico
  9. Oklahoma
  10. Kansas
  11. Wyoming
  12. Montana
  13. Nebraska
  14. North Dakota
  15. Louisiana
  16. Arkansas
  17. Missouri
  18. Iowa
  19. Alaska
  20. Hawaii
  21. Minnesota
  22. Mississippi
  23. Alabama
  24. Georgia
  25. Florida
  26. Vermont
  27. South Dakota
  28. Tennessee
  29. Delaware

Ambiguous

  1. California
  2. Colorado
  3. Connecticut

Serving openly in military in United States

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Serving openly in military in United States is legal.

Current status
Since Feb 26, 2021
Legal
Legalized in every state.
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Jan 25, 2021–Feb 26, 2021
Varies by Region
Biden administration overturns Trump administration's policy against transgender people serving in the military, however, Texas govt. Greg Abbot kept the ban in place for his state.
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Apr 11, 2019–Jan 25, 2021
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
New policy goes into effect barring individuals with a "condition" known as "gender dysphoria."
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Jan 1, 2018–Apr 11, 2019
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Transgender individual can serve, however, the policy "will require an individual to have completed any medical treatment that their doctor has determined is necessary in connection with their gender transition, and to have been stable in their preferred gender for 18 months, as certified by their doctor, before they can enter the military."
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Jul 1, 2016–Jan 1, 2018
Legal
The US Army repealed the ban to serve for openly transgender individuals
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Sep 20, 2011–Jul 1, 2016
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals are permitted to serve openly in the military, however, transgender individuals are still banned.
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Dec 21, 1993–Sep 20, 2011
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Don't Ask, Don't Tell was the historic compromise signed by President Bill Clinton authorizing people who are LGBT to serve in the military provided they didn't disclose sexuality. The law also removed the ability for others in the military from asking for a service member's orientation.
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Blood donations by MSMs in United States

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Blood donations by MSMs in United States is legal.

Current status
Since May 11, 2023
Legal
The new FDA policy on blood donation eliminates deferrals and screening questions specific to men who have sex with men (MSM). Prospective donors will be asked the same set of questions regardless of their sex or sexual orientation
Apr 2, 2020–May 11, 2023
Banned (less than 6-month deferral)
The FDA announced changes to blood donor eligibility policy on 2nd April 2020, reducing the MSM deferral period from 12 months to 3 months, it is not legally binding but most agencies and the American Red Cross treat it as such.
Dec 21, 2015–Apr 1, 2020
Banned (1-year deferral)
After a series of recommendations, the FDA has moved to a 12 months deferral.
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1983–Dec 21, 2015
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Though the deferral impacts all MSMs who have had sex with a man since 1977, the policy did not go into effect until 1983. The policy applied retroactively to 1977.

Conversion therapy in United States

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Conversion therapy in United States is varies by region.

Current status
Varies by Region
Conversion therapy has always been a topic among legislative groups of people. Roughly about 23 states have fully banned conversion therapy for minors. The rest of the states have not yet banned it or plan to keep it unbanned.

Banned

  1. Idaho 2023
  2. Pennsylvania 2022
  3. Minnesota 2021
  4. Michigan 2021
  5. North Dakota 2021
  6. Wisconsin 2021
  7. Virginia 2020
  8. Utah 2020
  9. Maine 2019
  10. North Carolina 2019
  11. Colorado 2019
  12. Massachusetts 2019
  13. Puerto Rico 2019
  14. New Hampshire 2019
  15. New York 2018
  16. Delaware 2018
  17. Washington 2018
  18. Maryland 2018
  19. Nevada 2018
  20. Rhode Island 2017
  21. New Mexico 2017
  22. Connecticut 2016
  23. Hawaii 2016
  24. Oregon 2016
  25. Vermont 2016
  26. Illinois 2015
  27. Washington, D.C. 2014
  28. New Jersey 2013
  29. California 2012
  30. United States Minor Outlying Islands

Not banned

  1. Florida 2020
  2. West Virginia 2015
  3. Alabama
  4. Alaska
  5. Arizona
  6. Arkansas
  7. Georgia
  8. Guam
  9. Indiana
  10. Iowa
  11. Kansas
  12. Kentucky
  13. Louisiana
  14. Mississippi
  15. Missouri
  16. Montana
  17. Nebraska
  18. Northern Mariana Islands
  19. Ohio
  20. Oklahoma
  21. South Carolina
  22. South Dakota
  23. Tennessee
  24. Texas
  25. Wyoming

Ambiguous

  1. American Samoa

Equal age of consent in United States

?

Equal age of consent in United States is equal.

Current status
Equal
Equalized in every state.
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