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The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America

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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.
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    California, Northern California, Contiguous United States More
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    Washington, Western United States, Northwestern United States More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America More
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    Ohio More
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    Illinois, Chicago metropolitan area, United States, with Territories More
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    Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Area code 612, United States, with Territories, Minnesota More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Barnstable County,MA,United States More
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    Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Washington, Western United States, Area code 360 More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Area code 720, Colorado, United States, with Territories More
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    Texas, Contiguous United States, Area code 512 More
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    Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
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    United States, with Territories, Arizona, Area code 520 More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Southern California. Great climate all year round! Many out & proud communities. Freeway ... more
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    California, Northern California, Contiguous United States More
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    California, Northern California, Contiguous United States More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Pennsylvania, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Midwestern United States, Northwest Territory, Ohio More
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    new! Boulder

    Boulder County, Colorado More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Florida, Area code 407, Contiguous United States More
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    South Burlington

    Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan Statistical Area, Chittenden ... More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    Charlotte

    Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America More
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    Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America More
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    Pennsylvania, Area code 412, Contiguous United States More
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    Wisconsin, United States, with Territories, Area code 414 More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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    United States of America, United States, with Territories, Americas More
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