Us Cities The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America  

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List Rules Vote up and add all of the U.S. cities you think are the friendliest to the gay community.

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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1
2,710 686
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

2
1,485 568
West Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
California, USA

3
1,065 520
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
BarbL added 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.

4
1,063 544
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
California, USA

5
1,059 458
Palm Springs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
ScottSarber added California, USA

6
1,433 580
New York City is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
New York, USA

7
1,713 537
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Washington, USA

8
1,263 505
Portland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Oregon, USA

9
494 363
Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
midnightq2 added California, USA

10
605 451
Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
California, USA

11
868 429
Key West is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
MarkinKW added Florida, USA

12
752 449
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Contiguous United States, USA

13
956 521
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
mooseyfate1 added Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

14
889 369
Provincetown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
TravelGuy added Barnstable County, MA, United States

15
779 487
Fort Lauderdale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Florida, USA

16
630 438
Miami is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Florida, USA

17
736 499
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
robhop added Ohio

18
367 343
Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
kaylive added California, USA

19
264 309
Pasadena is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
k3vinl33 added California, USA

20
761 457
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Minnesota, USA

21
706 518
Austin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Texas, USA

22
371 440
Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
California, USA

23
682 389
Denver is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Colorado, USA

24
563 410
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Louisiana, USA

25
296 434
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
California, USA

26
431 290
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Washington, USA

27
675 393
Boston is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Massachusetts, USA

28
517 436
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Nevada, USA

29
608 576
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Georgia, USA

30
329 172
Providence is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
JulioAcevedo added Rhode Island, USA

31
247 145
Miami Beach is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Florida, USA

32
193 99
Fire Island Pines is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
New York, USA

33
423 303
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
elSac08 added Pennsylvania, USA

34
150 129
Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
California, USA

35
170 375
Fresno is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
EdwardLeonKillian added California, USA

36
442 379
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Florida, USA

37
206 213
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
ohio513 added Florida, USA

38
240 236
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
MarkAnthonyFord added Boulder County, Colorado

39
352 391
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
MikeAnthony added North Carolina, USA

40
282 303
St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Brendanhoran1 added Florida, USA

41
316 276
Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Massachusetts, USA

42
433 307
Madison is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Wisconsin, USA

43
76 37
Ogunquit is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
DJ Banack added Maine, USA

44
248 309
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Pennsylvania, USA

45
316 256
Santa Fe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
New Mexico, USA

46
161 179
South Burlington is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
loveislove1117 added Vermont, USA

47
233 264
Saint Paul is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Minnesota, USA

48
252 297
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Michigan, USA

49
249 337
Tucson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
RJtucson added Arizona, USA

50
131 198
Dayton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
ParrisHobbs added Ohio, USA