Publications, State & Local Policy, Workplace

MEI 2021: See Your Cities' Scores

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…

Transgender, LGBTQ+ Youth, Allies, State & Local Policy, Laws & Legislation

Myths and Facts: Battling Disinformation About Transgender Rights

Lawmakers across the country have recently proposed a number of bills that target the transgender community. The majority of these bills attempt to restrict transgender kids’ participation in school sports…

State & Local Policy, Laws & Legislation

State Maps

See state maps that show the laws and policies that affect LGBTQ+ people in areas of non-discrimination, healthcare, youth, and more.

Laws & Legislation, State & Local Policy

MEI 2020: 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…

Municipal Equality Index 2021

The 2021 MEI is the tenth annual edition and rates a total of 506 cities on 49 different criteria from every state in the nation.
Read the full report

State Equality Index 2021

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.
Check your state's scorecard by texting…

State & Local Policy, Laws & Legislation

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…

State & Local Policy, Laws & Legislation

MEI 2018: 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…