In this year’s Municipal Equality Index, 38 cities across the country earned a 100-point score.

Municipal Equality Index 2014That’s an additional 13 cities to earn a perfect score, despite a more demanding criteria that includes transgender-inclusive healthcare coverage.
 
The Municipal Equality Index (MEI) examines the laws, policies, and services of municipalities and rates them on the basis of their inclusivity of LGBT people who live and work there.
 
The 2014 MEI rates a total of 353 cities from every state in the nation, which is an increase of more than 60 cities rated in 2013.
 
Did your city make the list?
 
Arizona
Phoenix
Tempe
Tucson
 
California
Long Beach
Los Angeles
Palm Springs
San Diego
San Francisco
West Hollywood
 
Connecticut
New Haven
 
Florida
Orlando
St. Petersburg
Wilton Manors
 
Georgia
Atlanta
 
Illinois
Chicago
 
Iowa
Iowa City
 
Maryland
Baltimore
 
Massachusetts
Boston
Cambridge
Worcester
 
Michigan
East Lansing
 
Minnesota
Minneapolis
Saint Paul
 
Missouri
Kansas City
St. Louis
 
Montana
Missoula
 
New Jersey
Jersey City
 
New York
New York
Rochester
 
Ohio
Cincinnati
Columbus
 
Oregon
Portland
 
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
 
Rhode Island
Providence

Texas
Austin

Washington
Olympia
Seattle

Wisconsin
Madison
 
To see how your city ranked, visit www.hrc.org/mei


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