Forbes: Gill Foundation

In conjunction with the release of Forbes’ annual Best States for Business list, the magazine published a “Behind the Numbers” article breaking down the metrics and data sources for each of the list's six scoring categories.

For the first time, Forbes included a new measure of a state’s LGBT non-discrimination policies as part of the scoring for the “Regulatory Environment” category.

The state ratings were provided by the Movement Advancement Project - a Gill Foundation grantee organization - which identified 18 states that offer protection for LGBT people and 18 states that are hostile.

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