WHAT A YEAR

WATCH: HRC’s Year-In-Review Video Will Get You All Keyed Up For 2013

It’s sure been a heck of year, hasn’t it? Let’s take a 12-month stroll down memory lane with the Human Rights Campaign, who highlight victories like Barack Obama‘s re-election, Tammy Baldwin electionto the Senate, marriage-equality victories in four states, and the general advancement of equality from coast to coast.

This past year also saw some major milestones in HRC’s equality-tracking metrics: An astounding 252 businesses received perfect scores in 2012’s Corporate Equality Index. And for the first time ever, HRC started rating cities with a new Municipality Equality Index.

You can read about lots more HRC initiatives, from exposing anti-gay leaders to promoting fair workplaces, over at their site.