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State

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    Unknown
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✔ Recognized
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (3-month deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✔ 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 (70%)

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 (55%)

Support of same-sex marriage by US state

Ranked #19 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?"

(33%) Oppose
Favor (55%)

Support of homosexuality by US state

Ranked #20 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?"

(29%) Oppose
Support (64%)

History

Homosexual activity in Hawaii

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Homosexual activity in Hawaii is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1973
Legal
Legislative repeal, effective 1973.
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Same-sex marriage in Hawaii

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Same-sex marriage in Hawaii is legal.

Current status
Since Dec 2, 2013
Legal
Gay couples tie the knot in Hawaii as same-sex marriage law kicks in
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Hawaii

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Hawaii is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Right to change legal gender in Hawaii

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

Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Nationwide and under Hawaii local laws. As well as non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Hawaii

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Hawaii is recognized.

Current status
Since Jul 1, 2020
Recognized
Hawaii residents can self-identify as non-binary on official forms and ask for an X gender marker on state IDs.
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LGBT discrimination in Hawaii

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LGBT discrimination in Hawaii is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
People are protected from discrimination based upon both sexual orientation and gender identification.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Hawaii

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LGBT employment discrimination in Hawaii is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Since 2011
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Legal protections from discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identification exist.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Hawaii

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LGBT housing discrimination in Hawaii is sexual orientation and gender identity.

Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
This state explicitly bans housing discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identification.

Additionally, 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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Same-sex adoption in Hawaii

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Same-sex adoption in Hawaii is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Jul 24, 2016–Oct 19, 2017
Legal
Under the LGBT Adoption Laws Hawaii
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Until -0001
Ambiguous
Any adult may petition, and married and civil union-ed couples must petition jointly per Revised Statute §578-1.

The status is ambiguous because second-parent adoption for same-sex couples varies by judge and county, and no decision by the lower court has been approved by case law in appellate court, nor by state statute.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/hawaii
Hawaii Rev. Stat. §578-1
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Serving openly in military in Hawaii

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Serving openly in military in Hawaii 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 Hawaii

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Blood donations by MSMs in Hawaii 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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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 Hawaii

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Conversion therapy in Hawaii is banned.

Current status
Since Sep 7, 2016
Banned
Bill outlawing conversion therapy on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity just got signed by the governor.
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Until Sep 7, 2016
Ambiguous
Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Though it's not actually ambiguous (It is in fact legal), this is the best indicator of the available options.
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Equal age of consent in Hawaii

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Equal age of consent in Hawaii is equal.

Current status
Equal
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