Cities were evaluated for their nondiscrimination laws, municipal services, employee treatment, law-enforcement practices and overall relationship with the LGBT community.
Olympia, Seattle and Bellevue have earned top scores for LGBT inclusiveness by the Human Rights Campaign.
The 2015 Municipal Equality Index rates cities across the nation based on their protection of civil rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
The three cities each scored 100 out of 100 possible points. Cities were evaluated for their nondiscrimination laws, municipal services, employee treatment, law-enforcement practices and overall relationship with the LGBT community.
The Human Rights Campaign reports 47 cities earned perfect scores in 2015 compared with 38 cities in 2014. The average score was 56 points.
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The campaign is considered the largest LGBT civil-rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization in the United States.
Other Washington cities on the 2015 index include Tacoma, which fell just short of perfection with a score of 99; Pullman at 59; Spokane at 71; Vancouver at 64 points and Vashon at 79.