Project One America is a comprehensive, multi-year campaign to dramatically expand LGBTQ equality in the South.
Click through the maps to learn more about state laws and policies affecting LGBTQ people.
The SEI rates all 50 states plus Washington, D.C. in six areas and assigns them to one of four distinct categories.
HRC's MEI rates cities on the basis of their inclusivity of LGBTQ people who live and work there.
Download resources and learn more about HRC's ongoing work to advance LGBTQ equality at the state level.
Explore: State & Local Advocacy
Find out more about the status of protections for LGBTQ people in your state and across the country.
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MEI 2016: See Your City’s Score
HRC's Municipal Equality Index (MEI) demonstrates the ways that many cities can—and do—support the LGBTQ people who live and work there, even where states and the federal government have failed to do so.Read more
Submit a Municipality to Be Rated
Each year the MEI will expand its scope to evaluate more cities; however, if there’s a municipality that you believe should be rated before it might otherwise be captured in our publication, you can submit the supporting documentation online.Read more
Unprecedented Onslaught of State Legislation Targeting Transgender Americans
The disturbing proliferation of anti-trans bills, including 23 that target children in schools and school sports, is part of a stunning surge of more than 175 anti-LGBTQ bills in 32 states this year.Read more
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