Municipal Equality Index 2022

The 2022 MEI is the eleventh annual edition and rates a total of 506 cities on 49 different criteria from every state in the nation.
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Workplace, Laws & Legislation

Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation

For years, business leaders have shared the detrimental business impacts of policies and debates that exclude LGBTQ people from full participation in daily life, including negative impacts on workforce, recruitment,…

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…

Transgender, Workplace, Laws & Legislation

Workplace Discrimination Laws and Policies

Under the patchwork of state and local employment law that prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation more than three of every five citizens live in jurisdictions…