State Laws and Legislation

Mississippi Non-Discrimination Law

Gender identity protected? No
No provision of Mississippi law explicitly addresses gender identity-based discrimination. State non-discrimination laws extend to categories of "race, religious principles, color, sex, national origin, ancestry and handicap." Miss. Code Ann. §§ 43-33-723 (2001); 25-9-103 (2001).

Sexual orientation protected? No
No provision of Mississippi law addresses discrimination based on sexual orientation. State non-discrimination laws extend to categories of "race, religious principles, color, sex, national origin, ancestry and handicap." Miss. Code Ann. §§ 43-33-723 (2001); 25-9-103 (2001).

Updated: Mon, March 12, 2007 - 11:00:00