Idaho is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. The
state's capital and largest city is Boise. Residents are called "Idahoans."
It is a Rocky Mountain state with abundant natural resources and scenic areas.
The state has snow-capped mountain ranges, rapids, placid lakes and steep canyons.
The waters of Snake River rush through Hells Canyon. Shoshone Falls plunges down rugged cliffs from a height greater than that
of Niagara Falls.
The state of Idaho has much variation in its climate.
In recent years, Idaho has changed itself from an agricultural
and tourism state into a science and technology center.
Idaho Gay Issues:
2006 – Anti-gay marriage amendment passed in general election
1996 – Anti-gay marriage statute banned marriage for same sex couples
Has domestic violence laws that are gender neutral and include household members and dating partners
(Felony) Maximum Penalty: Life in Prison
Second-Parent Adoption For Gays And Lesbians
It is unclear whether the state adoption law permits second-parent adoptions.
Sexually Oriented Hate Crimes
Has hate crime laws that do not include crimes based in sexual orientation or gender identity
Some Idaho Cities:
Boise - Coeur D'alene - Idaho Falls - Ketchum - Lewiston
Sandpoint - Stanley - Twin Falls