The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America Cities / Towns
Vote List
66  items 17,090 votes 3,050 voters 245,214 views by  Power
Ranker
more info

The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America

List of the most gay friendly cities in the US and gayest cities in America. These large cities and smaller towns are known for their large gay and lesbian populations and open communities. Publications like "The Advocate" base their annual rankings on criteria like the number of LGBT elected officials and protective policies and legislation, as well as the community's level of participation in gay friendly sports, competitions, and social groups. Other groups and sites like The Stir and blogs like Divine Caroline have looked to the general progressive and welcoming atmospheres of gay and lesbian friendly cities.

Where do you think the top gay friendly cities in the U.S. are? If you are looking for gay-friendly places to live, this list of the top gay-friendly cities in the United States should help you shape your opinion. If you don't see the city you think is the most gay friendly, make sure to add it so others can vote for it as the best gay city in the US.
  • 9 ReRanks
    • Women
    • Men
    • Age
    • Region
  • See list ranked by
</> Rerank List
  1. 1
    Up 702
    Down 191

    San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States of America

    open
  2. 2
    Up 513
    Down 196

    Washington, United States of America

    open
  3. 3
    Up 372
    Down 172

    California, United States of America

    open
  4. 4
    Up 366
    Down 169

    Oregon, United States of America

    open
  5. 5
    Up 408
    Down 239

    New York, United States of America

    open
  6. 6
    Up 268
    Down 146

    added by robhop Ohio

    open
  7. 7
    Up 228
    Down 133

    added by ScottSarber California, United States of America

    open
  8. 8
    Up 233
    Down 141

    added by azazelbadazz California, United States of America

    open
  9. 9
    Up 189
    Down 114

    Wisconsin, United States of America

    open
  10. 10
    Up 123
    Down 55

    added by BarbL California, United States of America Southern California. Great climate all year round! Many out & proud communities. Freeway ...

    open
  11. 11
    Up 263
    Down 183

    added by mooseyfate1 Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, United States of America

    open
  12. 12
    Up 227
    Down 154

    added by MarkinKW Florida, United States of America

    open
  13. 13
    Up 210
    Down 160

    added by TravelGuy Barnstable County,MA,United States

    open
  14. 14
    Up 249
    Down 203

    Minnesota, United States of America

    open
  15. 15
    Up 161
    Down 120

    California, United States of America

    open
  16. 16
    Up 89
    Down 46

    added by midnightq2 California, United States of America

    open
  17. 17
    Up 204
    Down 165

    Contiguous United States, United States of America

    open
  18. 18
    Up 207
    Down 170

    Florida, United States of America

    open
  19. 19
    Up 206
    Down 179

    Massachusetts, United States of America

    open
  20. 20
    Up 105
    Down 74

    added by kaylive California, United States of America

    open
  21. 21
    Up 186
    Down 166

    Colorado, United States of America

    open
  22. 22
    Up 147
    Down 127

    Washington, United States of America

    open
  23. 23
    Up 122
    Down 102

    added by RJtucson Arizona, United States of America

    open
  24. 24
    Up 126
    Down 107

    California, United States of America

    open
  25. 25
    Up 128
    Down 111

    New Mexico, United States of America

    open
  26. 26
    Up 171
    Down 163

    Florida, United States of America

    open
  27. 27
    Up 196
    Down 192

    Texas, United States of America

    open
  28. 28
    Up 120
    Down 109

    Oregon, United States of America

    open
  29. 29
    Up 173
    Down 176

    Nevada, United States of America

    open
  30. 30
    Up 121
    Down 123

    added by elSac08 Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    open
  31. 31
    Up 156
    Down 167

    Louisiana, United States of America

    open
  32. 32
    Up 56
    Down 44

    added by k3vinl33 California, United States of America

    open
  33. 33
    Up 104
    Down 107

    California, United States of America

    open
  34. 34
    Up 41
    Down 30

    added by JulioAcevedo Rhode Island, United States of America

    open
  35. 35
    Up 98
    Down 104

    New Mexico, United States of America

    open
  36. 36
    Up 66
    Down 68

    added by jeremiahw89sf Ohio, United States of America

    open
  37. 37
    Up 50
    Down 49

    added by MarkAnthonyFord Boulder County, Colorado

    open
  38. 38
    Up 180
    Down 223

    Georgia, United States of America

    open
  39. 39
    Up 80
    Down 98

    added by MikeAnthony North Carolina, United States of America

    open
  40. 40
    Up 115
    Down 146

    Massachusetts, United States of America

    open
  41. 41
    Up 71
    Down 86

    added by JeighsenChristiansen Wisconsin, United States of America

    open
  42. 42
    Up 82
    Down 103

    Oregon, United States of America

    open
  43. 43
    Up 66
    Down 84

    added by EdwardLeonKillian California, United States of America

    open
  44. 44
    Up 112
    Down 149

    Florida, United States of America

    open
  45. 45
    Up 88
    Down 117

    Minnesota, United States of America

    open
  46. 46
    Up 90
    Down 125

    Michigan, United States of America

    open
  47. 47
    Up 66
    Down 91

    added by Brendanhoran1 Florida, United States of America

    open
  48. 48
    Up 78
    Down 112

    Ohio, United States of America

    open
  49. 49
    Up 1
    Down 1

    new! & added by ParrisHobbs Ohio, United States of America

    open
  50. 50
    Up 93
    Down 138

    Utah, United States of America

    open
  51. 67 +

    Something missing? Add it!

items 1 - 50 of 66

think you can do better?

Rerank This List

got a blog or website?

embed this list

viewers of this list also saw...

more popular lists