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State

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    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 (72%)

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 (54%)

Support of same-sex marriage by US state

Ranked #16 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?"

(35%) Oppose
Favor (58%)

Support of homosexuality by US state

Ranked #14 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?"

(25%) Oppose
Support (66%)

History

Homosexual activity in Oregon

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Homosexual activity in Oregon is legal.

Current status
Since Jun 26, 2003
Legal
US Supreme Court ruling issued in Lawrence v. Texas struck down all sodomy laws on the basis of privacy and liberty. The decision overturned any laws remaining in all US states which prohibited acts of sodomy.
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Same-sex marriage in Oregon

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Same-sex marriage in Oregon is legal.

Current status
Since May 19, 2014
Legal
In 2014, Oregon legalized same-sex marriage.
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Feb 3, 2008–May 18, 2014
Other type of partnership
The terminology for same sex union used is domestic partnership. Same-sex marriage from other states are also recognized in oregon.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Oregon

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Oregon is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
No lgbt censorship in oregon, lgbt issues are often talked about in schools and middle/high school teachers are recommended to talk about lgbt issues.
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Right to change legal gender in Oregon

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

Current status
Since Oct 6, 2017
Legal, surgery not required
No requirements
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Oregon

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

Current status
Since Jun 15, 2017
Recognized
Oregon became the first state to legally recognize the non-binary/non-confirming gender on licenses.
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Until Jun 15, 2017
Not legally recognized
Not currently recognized by law.
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LGBT discrimination in Oregon

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LGBT discrimination in Oregon 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 Oregon

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

Current status
Since 2008
Sexual orientation and gender identity
State law provides for protections against employment discrimination in regards to both sexual orientation and gender identification.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Oregon

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LGBT housing discrimination in Oregon 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 Oregon

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Same-sex adoption in Oregon is legal.

Current status
Since May 19, 2014
Legal
Individuals and couples may adopt though single parent or joint-adoption. Second parent adoption has been approved in lower courts.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/oregon
ORG 109.309(1)
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Serving openly in military in Oregon

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Serving openly in military in Oregon 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 Oregon

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Blood donations by MSMs in Oregon 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 Oregon

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Conversion therapy in Oregon is banned.

Current status
Since Jul 31, 2016
Banned
it is one of the many states that have banned conversion therapy.
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May 19, 2015–Jul 31, 2016
Ambiguous
Conversion therapy is banned for Minors. Technically conversion therapy is not banned for adults though close to all professional guidelines prohibits it.
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Banned
it is one of the five states that banned it.
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Until May 19, 2015
Not banned
Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it.
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Equal age of consent in Oregon

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Equal age of consent in Oregon is equal.

Current status
Equal
Age of consent laws are equitable regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources:
Oregon Revised of Statutes: ORS 163.345 – ORS 163-425
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