A Look at Statewide LGBTQ Laws

It is essential to know supporting laws and policies in your state when advocating for changes to ensure respect for all students and families.

With the facts, administrators and educators can move forward knowing that providing safe, welcoming and respectful schools is their legal responsibility.

State Maps

These state maps produced by HRC show the laws and policies that affect LGBTQ people in areas of education, school anti-bullying, non-discrimination, healthcare and more.

State Scorecards

The HRC State Equality Index is an annual comprehensive state-by-state report that provides a review of statewide laws and policies that affect LGBTQ people and their families.