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:
The home of original single lady Mary Richards is more than Arctic blasts. Queer nightlife spots like 19 Bar and the Saloon are reliable good times, and Prince’s Graceland-style home, Paisley Park, is now open for tours. There’s also no shortage of lesbian-centric bike events for when the weather warms up, according to Autostraddle. Minneapolis also scored a 100 on HRC’s Municipal Equality Index and hosted the queer rock band Pwr Bttm. More on Minneapolis here.