State Equality Index 2019

The SEI rates all 50 states plus Washington, D.C. in six areas of law and assigns the states to one of four distinct categories.
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Municipal Equality Index 2019

The 2019 MEI is the eighth annual edition and rates a total of 506 cities on 49 different criteria from every state in the nation.
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State & Local Policy

Submit a Municipality to Be Rated

If there’s a municipality not captured in the Municipal Equality Index selection criteria that you believe should be rated, you can submit the supporting documentation via email as a part…

State & Local Policy, Workplace, Laws & Legislation

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…

State & Local Policy, Laws & Legislation

MEI 2017: 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…