National Equality Maps


Compare legal Equality regarding sexual orientation and gender identity/expression by State.

Laws allowing same-sex couples to marry can also benefit bisexual and transgender people in same-sex relationships.

A 2012 ruling by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission extends Title VII's prohibition on sex discrimination to prohibit discrimination against transgender and gender non-conforming people.

These laws prohibit bullying in schools on the basis of protected characteristics.

State LGBTQ+  Snapshots at a glance.  
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