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UNITED STATES

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: Marriage laws vary in this country depending on area
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Only in some areas
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: Yes

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Have you experienced homophobia or lesbophobia from your healthcare provider?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

Yes, I have trouble finding a doctor (18%) Yes, but I was able to find healthcare (7%) No, but I am not out to my doctor (22%) No (51%)

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in UNITED STATES...
Ahmed (user currently living in DOMINICA) posted for readers in response to this story on 17/10/2013
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Ahmed (user currently living in DOMINICA) posted for readers in response to this story on 17/10/2013
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Do I think that HIV specifically is near to God's heart? No more than any other<a href="http://xoqnlyjpbv.com"> aitlfcfion</a> befalling His children...but I appreciate your concern for this preventable disease and its effects on the unsuspecting children that fall prey to it. It's good to be informed about what HIV is and isn't.
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