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 five 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.
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Find out more about the status of protections for LGBTQ people in your state and across the country.
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Resources for the LGBTQ Community Around COVID-19
This is a global health crisis, and as we’re seeing in the government’s lagging response, our work is more necessary than ever.Read more
2019 State Equality Index: View Your State’s Scorecard
The SEI rates all 50 states plus Washington, D.C. in six areas and assigns the states to one of four distinct categories.Read more
MEI 2019: 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
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