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List of the most gay friendly cities in the US. 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? Which are the gayest cities in America? From Key West, Florida to West Hollywood, California, if you are looking for gay-friendly places to live (or to meet homosexual singles in an open, loving environment), 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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West Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
West Hollywood California, USA

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
San Diego California, USA - Southern California. Great climate all year round! Many out & proud communities. Freeway close to everything, San Diego makes a great vacation destination for you to relax and/or play.

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Los Angeles California, USA

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Palm Springs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Palm Springs California, USA

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Seattle Washington, USA

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Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Berkeley California, USA

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Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Long Beach California, USA

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New York City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
New York City New York, USA

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Portland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Portland Oregon, USA

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Key West is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Key West Florida, USA

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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Provincetown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Provincetown Barnstable County, MA, United States

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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Washington, D.C. Contiguous United States, USA

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Fort Lauderdale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Fort Lauderdale Florida, USA

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Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Santa Cruz California, USA

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Pasadena is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Pasadena California, USA

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Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Columbus Ohio

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Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Sacramento California, USA

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Miami is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Miami Florida, USA

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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

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Oakland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Oakland California, USA

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Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Vancouver Washington, USA

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Austin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Austin Texas, USA

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Denver is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Denver Colorado, USA

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New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

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Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Las Vegas Nevada, USA

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Atlanta Georgia, USA

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Miami Beach is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Miami Beach Florida, USA

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Fresno is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Fresno California, USA

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Philadelphia Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA

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Providence is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Providence Rhode Island, USA

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Boulder is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Boulder Boulder County, Colorado

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Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Santa Monica California, USA

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Tampa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Tampa Florida, USA

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Asheville is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Asheville North Carolina, USA

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Madison is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Madison Wisconsin, USA

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Orlando is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Orlando Florida, USA

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Fire Island Pines is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Fire Island Pines New York, USA

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Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Cambridge Massachusetts, USA

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St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
St. Petersburg Florida, USA

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Tucson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Tucson Arizona, USA

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South Burlington is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
South Burlington Vermont, USA

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Santa Fe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Santa Fe New Mexico, USA

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Eugene is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Eugene Oregon, USA

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Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Ann Arbor Michigan, USA

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Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Buffalo New York, USA

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Tacoma is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Tacoma Ohio, USA

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Saint Paul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Saint Paul Minnesota, USA