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:
Exorbitant housing prices and a sinking high-rise couldn’t knock San Francisco from its perch as one of America’s great queer cities. While it wasn’t number 1 in per capita rankings, it’s still a powerhouse when it comes to LGBT amenities, including one of the few cities that still has a lesbian bar and its own distinctive Trans Pride event. It also has a gay rugby team and seven(!) theaters that showed the Golden Globe-winning gay-themed film Moonlight. The city is now gearing up for the 50th anniversary celebration of the iconic Summer of Love. More on San Francisco here.