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State

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    Ambiguous
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (3-month deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Support for LGBT protections by US state

Ranked #1 out of 50 regions surveyed. (Source: PRRI, 2018)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose laws that would protect gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people against discrimination in jobs, public accommodations, and housing?"

 
Favor (68%)

Opposition of religiously based refusals to serve gay and lesbian people

Ranked #1 out of 50 regions surveyed. (Source: PRRI, 2018)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose allowing a small business owner in your state to refuse to provide products or services to gay or lesbian people, if doing so violates their religious beliefs"

 
Oppose (52%)

Support of same-sex marriage by US state

Ranked #14 out of 51 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research, 2014)

Question: "Do you strongly favor, favor, oppose or strongly oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally?"

(34%) Oppose
Favor (59%)

Support of homosexuality by US state

Ranked #23 out of 51 regions surveyed. (Source: Pew Research, 2014)

Question: "Which statement comes closer to your own views: homosexuality should be accepted by society OR homosexuality should be discouraged by society?"

(30%) Oppose
Support (62%)

History

Homosexual activity in Alaska

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Homosexual activity in Alaska is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1980
Legal
Legislative repeal, effective 1980.
Sources:
Laws of Alaska 1978, ch. 166, enacted June 14, 1978, effective Jan. 1, 1980.
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Same-sex marriage in Alaska

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Same-sex marriage in Alaska is legal.

Current status
Since Oct 17, 2014
Legal
Same sex marriage commenced when the Supreme Court denied Alaska's request for an emergency stay.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Alaska

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Alaska is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
There is no statewide law on discussion of lgbt topics. However, school districts vary regarding policies like book bans, discussions, etc.
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Right to change legal gender in Alaska

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Right to change legal gender in Alaska is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Not required under state law. as well not required under federal law. Non binary options on all documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Alaska

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Alaska is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
Not currently recognized.
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LGBT discrimination in Alaska

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LGBT discrimination in Alaska is no protections.

Current status
No protections
No protections from discrimination exist based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.
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Jul 18, 2016–Sep 19, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
According to the us advancement project. Under state employment discrimination protection for sexual orientation. Full protection under city discrimination protection in city of Anchorage and Anchorage Borough. As well as the city of Juneau.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Alaska

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LGBT employment discrimination in Alaska is no protections.

Current status
No protections
As of December 16, 2014, there are no legal protections for people who are LGBT in regards to employment. However, state employees are provided with domestic partner benefits.
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Jul 18, 2016–Sep 17, 2018
Ambiguous
Only sexual orientation for state employment. As well as gender identity discrimination protection under federal law VII.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Alaska

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LGBT housing discrimination in Alaska is no protections.

Current status
No protections
This state does not provide any legal protections from discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.

However, the Human Rights Campaign states, "The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires grantees and participants of HUD programs to comply with local and state non-discrimination laws that include sexual orientation and gender identity.
HUD also prohibits inquiries regarding the sexual orientation or gender identity of a prospective tenant or applicant for assisted
housing in every state (March 2012)."
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Jul 18, 2016–Sep 6, 2018
Ambiguous
Full state housing discrimination protections state wide pending. Only in two cities.
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Same-sex adoption in Alaska

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Same-sex adoption in Alaska is legal.

Current status
Since 1974
Legal
Alaskan State Statute provides any unmarried individual may petition for adoption; married individuals must petition together. Second parent adoption has been permitted by some lower court judges, but it is not confirmed by appellate court case law or state statute.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/alaska
Alaska §25.23.020
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Serving openly in military in Alaska

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Serving openly in military in Alaska is legal.

Current status
Since Sep 20, 2011
Legal
Don't Ask, Don't Tell is officially repealed throughout the United States, and gays and lesbians may openly serve.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Alaska

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Blood donations by MSMs in Alaska is banned (3-month deferral).

Current status
Since Apr 2, 2020
Banned (3-month deferral)
Blood donation centers follow the new FDA 3-month deferral guidance.
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Dec 21, 2015–Apr 2, 2020
Banned (1-year deferral)
Blood donation centers followed the non-binding FDA one year deferral guidance.
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Jan 1, 1983–May 3, 2018
Banned (1-year deferral)
Under a ruling from the FDA.
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1983–Dec 21, 2015
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Ban on blood donations from MSMs applies to any man who has had sex, even once, with another man on or after January 1, 1977.
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Conversion therapy in Alaska

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Conversion therapy in Alaska is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it.
Added by imullin01  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Feb 25, 2017–Sep 5, 2018
Not banned
According to the Movement Advancement Project.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Alaska

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Equal age of consent in Alaska is equal.

Current status
Equal
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log