LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- For the second year in a row, Louisville has earned a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign scorecard.

The scorecard measures laws, services, and leadership that promote the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

The HRC said the average score for cities in Kentucky is 52. They also said Louisville should be celebrated for fueling equality despite being in a state without non-discrimination protections.

In response to the announcement, Mayor Greg Fischer said quote, "the honor underscores our belief in Louisville that all citizens have the right to fairness and equality."