Maryland Blogger: City of Gaithersburg: Municipal Equality Index

City of Gaithersburg: Municipal Equality Index

City of Gaithersburg: Municipal Equality Index


Gaithersburg earned a total of 93 points in the 8th annual Municipal Equality Index, an initiative of the Human Rights Campaign that examines the inclusivity of laws, policies and services with respect to the LGBTQ community. The average score among the 506 cities rated across the country was 60. "Regardless of where you come from, your sexual orientation, or how you identify, we want all people to feel that Gaithersburg is a place where you can comfortably engage with your local government and enjoy freedom of expression," said Mayor Ashman.

Read the announcement here.


This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.


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Comment balloon 3 commentsRoy Kelley • November 21 2019 05:33PM


Gaithersburg's 93 points with the average being 60 is significant, Roy.  Something to be proud of!

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 8 months ago

Hi Roy,

Interesting that what should be a natural human response of acceptance has a measuring standard.  I often think that those standards help point out the differences rather that just moving along and enjoying life.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 8 months ago

Thanks so much for stopping by. Your feedback is always welcome.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 8 months ago