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Baltimore earns perfect score for LGBT equality from Human Rights Campaign

Baltimore earns perfect score for LGBT equality from Human Rights Campaign

Baltimore earned high marks for the rights and inclusion of its lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual residents from the Human Rights Campaign in the advocacy organization's annual analysis. 

Baltimore was one of 47 cities to earn the top score of 100 in this year's Municipal Equality Index. The report, which was released last week, evaluated the LGBT equality in 408 cities across the country based on criteria in five categories: nondiscrimination laws, municipal employment policies, inclusiveness of city services, law enforcement and municipal leaders' relationship with the LGBT community. 

Though Baltimore lost points for not having...

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