Both these cities received very high scores on the index — 91 and 83 respectively — and were among the top quartile of all cities reviewed by HRC. Hess and Thomas C. These categories are: According to HRC's report, there are also practical reasons for cities to promote greater equality. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Same-sex couples have sued the state in federal court, challenging the Montana's ban on gay marriage. However, the future of Texas' ban on gay marriage is currently up in the air.
While such support is invaluable for many residents, members of the Great Falls LGBT community receive little support from other city policies.
Worst cities for LGBT rights There are many places where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender citizens lack fundamental protections. Data from the ACS used here are collected over three years, from to Most of the cities with the lowest scores are quite small. Still, there are many parts of the U.
Cities could also earn bonus points outside the standard points awarded, as state laws and size restraints can prevent some cities from enacting all policies endorsed by HRC.