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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2016 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
We Are With You: Resources for the LGBTQ Community During a Time of Need
To every LGBTQ person across this nation feeling stunned and disheartened by the election results, and questioning if they have a place in our country today, we say this: you do.Read more
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 to do so.Read more
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- Arlington & Alexandria are two All-Star cities leading the way on #LGBTQ equality in Virginia. 🌟 #MEI2017 Read more: https://t.co/4LXzYc88Ha... via @hrc
- Huntington is an All-Star city leading the way on #LGBTQ equality in West Virginia. 🌟 #MEI2017 Read more: https://t.co/BIHzTqjzCY... via @hrc
- .@ATT & @HRC selected 3 winners of the first-ever #ATTLiveProud on Campus scholarship contest. #LiveProudScholar https://t.co/NkXGU1vCdg... via @hrc