US cities The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America  

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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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2,072 526
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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2
1,126 448
West Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
West Hollywood California, USA

3
751 370
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
BarbL added 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.

4
784 420
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Los Angeles California, USA

5
794 356
Palm Springs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
ScottSarber added Palm Springs California, USA

6
1,398 450
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Seattle Washington, USA

7
1,091 502
New York City is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
New York City New York, USA

8
976 397
Portland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Portland Oregon, USA

9
367 267
Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
midnightq2 added Berkeley California, USA

10
474 359
Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Long Beach California, USA

11
680 351
Key West is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
MarkinKW added Key West Florida, USA

12
568 356
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Washington, D.C. Contiguous United States, USA

13
747 438
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
mooseyfate1 added Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

14
668 317
Provincetown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
TravelGuy added Provincetown Barnstable County, MA, United States

15
610 395
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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16
585 389
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
robhop added Columbus Ohio

17
460 344
Miami is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Miami Florida, USA

18
284 260
Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
kaylive added Santa Cruz California, USA

19
200 219
Pasadena is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
k3vinl33 added Pasadena California, USA

20
297 333
Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Sacramento California, USA

21
584 400
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

22
528 417
Austin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Austin Texas, USA

23
245 355
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Oakland California, USA

24
527 324
Denver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Denver Colorado, USA

25
428 338
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

26
367 248
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Vancouver Washington, USA

27
407 344
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Las Vegas Nevada, USA

28
532 335
Boston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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438 472
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Atlanta Georgia, USA

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160 86
Miami Beach is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Miami Beach Florida, USA

31
230 134
Providence is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
JulioAcevedo added Providence Rhode Island, USA

32
135 291
Fresno is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
EdwardLeonKillian added Fresno California, USA

33
92 77
Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Santa Monica California, USA

34
114 63
Fire Island Pines is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Fire Island Pines New York, USA

35
340 305
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Orlando Florida, USA

36
306 263
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
elSac08 added Philadelphia Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA

37
131 139
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
ohio513 added Tampa Florida, USA

38
185 171
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
MarkAnthonyFord added Boulder Boulder County, Colorado

39
273 311
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
MikeAnthony added Asheville North Carolina, USA

40
218 235
St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Brendanhoran1 added St. Petersburg Florida, USA

41
358 264
Madison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Madison Wisconsin, USA

42
255 247
Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Cambridge Massachusetts, USA

43
179 257
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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204 264
Tucson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
RJtucson added Tucson Arizona, USA

45
256 225
Santa Fe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Santa Fe New Mexico, USA

46
237 208
Eugene is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Eugene Oregon, USA

47
113 148
South Burlington is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
loveislove1117 added South Burlington Vermont, USA

48
93 146
Dayton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
ParrisHobbs added Dayton Ohio, USA

49
42 51
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Christopher Dennison added Phoenix Arizona, USA

50
195 258
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Ann Arbor Michigan, USA