Gay rights in the US, state by state | Cultural Geography |
Gay rights laws in America have evolved to allow — but in some cases ban — rights for gay, lesbian and transgender people on a range of issues, including marriage, hospital visitation, adoption, housing, employment and school bullying.


Not all states are the same culturally speaking, and consequently, not all states are the same politically the same as well.  What cultural traits shape the various regions of the United States?   Rhode Island is highlighted in this image, but follow the link to the interactive version which will allow you to select any given state.