Tag Archive | MEI

US cities hit record highs in LGBT+ protections, research shows

US cities hit record highs in LGBT+ protections, research shows

A record number of US cities earned perfect scores this year for LGBT+ legal protections, extending their laws and policies to include more gay and transgender people, a leading rights group said on Tuesday. This year, 88 cities scored 100 points on the Municipal Equality Index, up from 78 cities last year. and 11 cities […]

HRC: 2019 MEI rating cities on LGBTQ Inclusion

HRC: 2019 MEI rating cities on LGBTQ Inclusion

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute, announced that a record-setting 88 cities across the US earned the highest possible score in the eighth annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI). The MEI is the only nationwide assessment of LGBTQ inclusion in municipal law, policy and services. Cities and municipalities are meeting and […]

US: HRC Releases 2018 Municipal Equality Index on LGBTQ Inclusion

US: HRC Releases 2018 Municipal Equality Index on LGBTQ Inclusion

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of America’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute, announced that a record-setting 78 cities across the nation earned perfect scores in the seventh annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI), meeting the most demanding and pioneering criteria since the report’s debut […]

US: HRC Releases 2015 Municipal Equality Index with Record Number of Perfect Scores

US: HRC Releases 2015 Municipal Equality Index with Record Number of Perfect Scores

On 17 December, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation announced that a record number of U.S. cities have achieved perfect scores on its 2015 Municipal Equality Index by establishing fully-inclusive local protections for LGBT people. The most notable trend in the annual report is the rapidly growing number of cities and towns across the US stepping […]