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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.
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    San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States of America More
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    Washington, United States of America More
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    Area code 971, Oregon, United States of America More
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    California, United States of America More
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    Area code 917, New York, United States of America More
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    Ohio More
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    California, United States of America More
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    California, United States of America More
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    Area code 608, Wisconsin, United States of America More
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    Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, United States of America More
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    Florida, United States of America More
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    California, United States of America More
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    Southern California. Great climate all year round! Many out & proud communities. Freeway ... more
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    Barnstable County,MA,United States More
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    California, United States of America More
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    Area code 218, Minnesota, United States of America More
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    Florida, United States of America More
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    Contiguous United States, United States of America More
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    Massachusetts, United States of America More
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    California, United States of America More
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    California, United States of America More
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    Arizona, United States of America More
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    Area code 303, Colorado, United States of America More
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    Washington, United States of America More
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    California, United States of America More
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    Montréal

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    Florida, United States of America More
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    Oregon, United States of America More
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    Texas, United States of America More
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    Area codes 702 and 725, Nevada, United States of America More
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    California, United States of America More
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    Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, United States of America More
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    Area code 505, New Mexico, United States of America More
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    Area code 510, California, United States of America More
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    Area code 504, Louisiana, United States of America More
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    Boulder County, Colorado More
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    Ohio, United States of America More
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    South Beach

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    Area code 414, Wisconsin, United States of America More
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    Massachusetts, United States of America More
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    Georgia, United States of America More
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    North Carolina, United States of America More
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    Oregon, United States of America More
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    Florida, United States of America More
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    Minnesota, United States of America More
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    Area code 559, California, United States of America More
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    Michigan, United States of America More
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    Utah, United States of America More
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    Ohio, United States of America More
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