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…


Global Business Coalition

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Global Business Coalition is a consortium of major global businesses committed to upholding workplace protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees – along with…

Workplace, Allies

Human Rights Campaign Foundation Overview

The HRC Foundation improves the lives of LGBTQ people by working to increase understanding and encouraging the adoption of LGBTQ-inclusive policies and practices.


GenEQ Guide to Entering the Workforce

Entering the workforce is a rite of passage for many Americans. This rite involves unique challenges for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans because there is no federal law that…


Standards for Credit on the MEI

Please see the 2022 Municipal Equality Index scorecard available here.
The following outlines our standards for credit in each section of the 2022 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) scorecard. In total,…