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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2,593 651
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

2
1,421 545
West Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
West Hollywood California, USA

3
1,015 469
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
1,016 514
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Los Angeles California, USA

5
1,014 423
Palm Springs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
ScottSarber added Palm Springs California, USA

6
1,661 515
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Seattle Washington, USA

7
1,361 568
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
1,213 468
Portland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Portland Oregon, USA

9
475 332
Berkeley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
midnightq2 added Berkeley California, USA

10
583 421
Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Long Beach California, USA

11
844 402
Key West is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
MarkinKW added Key West Florida, USA

12
716 432
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America

13
909 511
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
841 360
Provincetown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
TravelGuy added Provincetown Barnstable County, MA, United States

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15
747 454
Fort Lauderdale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Fort Lauderdale Florida, USA

16
606 404
Miami is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Miami Florida, USA

17
354 313
Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
kaylive added Santa Cruz California, USA

18
690 482
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
robhop added Columbus Ohio

19
256 279
Pasadena is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
k3vinl33 added Pasadena California, USA

20
677 486
Austin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Austin Texas, USA

21
361 408
Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Sacramento California, USA

America's Coolest Cities

22
720 448
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

23
648 366
Denver is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Denver Colorado, USA

24
538 401
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

25
284 418
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Oakland California, USA

26
426 284
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Vancouver Washington, USA

27
502 402
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Las Vegas Nevada, USA

28
636 387
Boston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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29
578 539
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Atlanta Georgia, USA

30
233 120
Miami Beach is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Miami Beach Florida, USA

31
296 169
Providence is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
JulioAcevedo added Providence Rhode Island, USA

32
182 94
Fire Island Pines is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Fire Island Pines New York, USA

33
143 107
Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Santa Monica California, USA

34
168 346
Fresno is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
EdwardLeonKillian added Fresno California, USA

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423 350
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Orlando Florida, USA

The Coolest, Best Kept Secrets of the Disney Parks

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191 182
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
ohio513 added Tampa Florida, USA

37
383 301
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
elSac08 added Philadelphia Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA

38
232 211
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
MarkAnthonyFord added Boulder Boulder County, Colorado

39
337 364
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
MikeAnthony added Asheville North Carolina, USA

40
266 277
St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Brendanhoran1 added St. Petersburg Florida, USA

41
292 272
Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Cambridge Massachusetts, USA

42
409 303
Madison is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Madison Wisconsin, USA

Families with Multiple Gay Children

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219 304
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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52 34
Ogunquit is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
DJ Banack added Ogunquit Maine, USA

45
243 308
Tucson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
RJtucson added Tucson Arizona, USA

46
302 253
Santa Fe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Santa Fe New Mexico, USA

47
148 174
South Burlington is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
loveislove1117 added South Burlington Vermont, USA

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264 232
Eugene is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Eugene Oregon, USA

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80 96
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Christopher Dennison added Phoenix Arizona, USA

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208 259
Saint Paul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Gay-Friendly Cities in America
Saint Paul Minnesota, USA