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State

    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✔ Legal
    Censorship
    Unknown
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Wyoming

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Homosexual activity in Wyoming 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 Wyoming

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Same-sex marriage in Wyoming is legal.

Current status
Since Oct 21, 2014
Legal
County clerks began issuing marriage license to same sex couples.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Wyoming

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Wyoming is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Right to change legal gender in Wyoming

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Right to change legal gender in Wyoming is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
requires surgery to change drivers licenses. and requires public announcement of name change. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Wyoming

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Wyoming is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Wyoming

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LGBT discrimination in Wyoming is no protections.

Current status
No protections
No protections from discrimination exist based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.
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Aug 10, 2016–Sep 15, 2018
Illegal in some contexts
city discrimination protections in the city of Lamorie, Jackson.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Wyoming

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LGBT employment discrimination in Wyoming 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.
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Dec 16, 2014–Sep 8, 2018
Ambiguous
City protections in Lamorie, Jackson. As well sexual orientation and gender identity under the federal hate crime law.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Wyoming

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LGBT housing discrimination in Wyoming 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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Jun 21, 2018–Sep 8, 2018
Ambiguous
City housing discrimination protections in Lamorie, Jackson.
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Same-sex adoption in Wyoming

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Same-sex adoption in Wyoming is legal.

Current status
Since Jul 23, 2016
Legal
Under supreme court ruling.
Sources:
Http://www.lifelongadoption.com/lgbt-adoption-laws/wyoming

lgbtmap.org/equality_maps/p…

lgbtmap.org/equality-maps/r…
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Until Jul 23, 2016
Ambiguous
Any adult is permitted to petition for adoption, but second-parent adoption by same-sex partners is yet to be affirmed by an appellate court or statute.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/wyoming
Wyo. Stat. §1-22-103
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Wyoming

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Wyoming 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 Wyoming

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Blood donations by MSMs in Wyoming is banned (indefinite deferral).

Current status
Since 1983
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 Wyoming

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Conversion therapy in Wyoming is ambiguous.

Current status
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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Jan 3, 2016–Sep 7, 2018
Not banned
Not criminalized.
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Equal age of consent in Wyoming

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Equal age of consent in Wyoming is equal.

Current status
Equal
Age of consent in Wyoming is 17 for both same-sex couples and different-sex couples. State Statute is often confused to mean age 16, but in cases of Pierson v. State and Moore v. State, the courts ruled the law states 17. The statutes were later amended for clarity.
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