Mapping Transgender Equality in the United States
To help make sense of the current policy landscape in the states, this report looks at legal equality for transgender people across the country. The gender identity tally is comprised of 25 state laws and policies in five key categories: Non-Discrimination, LGBT Youth, Health and Safety, Ability to Correct the Name and Gender Marker on Identity Documents, and Adoption and Parenting.
Mapping LGBT Equality in America
Mapping LGBT Equality in America sets out to identify and explain the key gaps in legal equality for LGBT Americans by introducing the major state and local laws and policies that protect or harm LGBT people, providing a breakdown of those laws and policies by state, and showing how protections for LGBT Americans vary based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.
State Policy Tallies
Policy Tallies provide an overview of laws and polices that exist in each state. The major categories of laws covered by the policy tally include: Marriage and Relationship Recognition, Adoption and Parenting, Non-Discrimination, Safe Schools, Health and Safety, and the Ability for Transgender People to Correct the Gender Marker on Identity Documents.
Policy Tallies: Frequently Asked Questions
For information on our methodology and rationale behind the creation of the Policy Tallies, click here to see our Frequently Asked Questions.
Policy Tallies: Infographics
From the pages of Mapping LGBT Equality in America is a set of shareable infographics, including: ‘Equality Wheel: LGBT Policy Tallies by State,’ ‘Percent of Population Covered,’ ‘State Tallies if the Supreme Court Grants Nationwide Marriage for Same-Sex Couples,’ and more.
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Choose an Issue
- Snapshot: LGBT Equality by State
- Marriage & Relationship Recognition
- Medical Decision-Making Policies
- Family Leave Laws
- Foster and Adoption Laws
- Other Parental Recognition Laws
- State Non-Discrimination Laws
- Local Non-Discrimination Ordinances
- Religious Exemption Laws
- Safe Schools Laws
- Conversion Therapy Laws
- Hate Crime Laws
- Healthcare Laws and Policies
- HIV Criminalization Laws
- Identity Documents Laws and Policies