Municipal Equality Index

A Nationwide Evaluation of Municipal Law

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.

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About the 2014 Scorecard

Municipal Equality Index 2014

Learn about the changes to the 2014 scorecard, read our standards of credit, and submit your city to be rated.