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California

has protections

A non-discriminatory state is a state that has laws in place that protect the rights of LGBT Americans. Currently, only 19 states in the U.S. and D.C. fully protect against discrimination in housing, employment, and public places like stores or restaurants based on a person’s sexual orientation and gender identity.

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Hawaii

Illinois

Iowa

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Minnesota

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

Oregon

Rhode Island

Vermont

Washington

Washington D.C.

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