Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick:
Over the years, Miami has had its ebbs and flows (remember the wild Versace-Madonna days of the 1990s?), but it’s been on a winning streak for quite a while now. Downtown Miami and Brickell are exploding with development, quickly turning into a mini-Manhattan. Meanwhile, the Perez Art Museum and the Art Basel event have brought cultural cachet to the Magic City. While much of the city’s gay nightlife and services are in Miami Beach (a separate municipality), LGBT offerings are expanding throughout Miami-Dade County — just last month, Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders launched SAGE Miami to help the area’s queer seniors. More on Miami here.