Posts Categorized: USA

Brad Hinckley – Gay Seattle Real Estate Agent

Brad is a licensed Seattle gay Realtor and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He has two degrees from Stanford University: an MBA and a BA in Economics. He has 30 years of professional business experience, including 15 years of selling real estate in Seattle. Brad and his partner, Curtis came to Seattle via Paris, San… Read more »

Edgar Gunter – Gay Tampa Mortgage Broker

Edgar Gunter - Tampa Gay Mortgage Professional

A Tampa gay mortgage professional, Bud is very knowledgeable of the Tampa Bay area, i.e. Tampa, Saint Petersburg, Orlando, Sarasota, Hillsborough county, Pinellas county , Pasco county. He has lived in the State most of his life so he is familiar with the big metropolitan areas.  See AGENT’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here… Read more »

Steven Burk – Gay Tampa Real Estate Agent

Steven Burk - Gay Tampa Real Estate Agent

Having lived in Tampa his entire life, Steven has been fortunate with many relationship building opportunities. He started his career in 2008 working with investors of bank-owned properties and later pivoted into representing record breaking sales of multi-family housing developments throughout South Florida. After spending seven years in corporate America, Steven decided to flex his… Read more »

Robbie Puskarich – Taos Gay Real Estate Agent

Robbie is a Taos gay Realtor who brings nearly 20 years of experience in real estate related banking and insurance industries with such institutions as Wachovia and Wells Fargo, during which time he served in management and marketing positions including mortgage loan processor, underwriter, residential lending director, compliance, loss mitigation and property insurance sales producer…. Read more »

Candy L. Niedoba – Lesbian New Jersey Real Estate Agent

Candy L. Niedoba - Evesham Township Lesbian Realtor

Founded by Candy L. Niedoba and Luis Ortiz, the Diverse Professionals Real Estate Group offers integrity, diversity, and leadership through real estate. “We are passionate in providing a multitude of services in order to make your home buying and selling experience extraordinary through exceptional service” Outside of working in real estate, Candy has deep roots… Read more »

Riann Emch – Lesbian Dallas Real Estate Agent

Riann Emch - Dallas Lesbian Realtor

An unmatched work ethic, absolute integrity, and a fierce negotiator—all characteristics that clients say make Riann Emch stand apart from peers. Emch says these are also what she’s made the foundation of her business: “I think being authentic is a critical part to being successful. My clients know and trust me, and I am obsessed… Read more »

Lorraine W Howard, Lesbian Winston-Salem Real Estate Agent

Lorraine W Howard, Lesbian Winston-Salem Real Estate Agent

A Winston-Salem lesbian Realtor, I am a member of the Blue Door Group Real Estate Team within the Wilkinson ERA Real Estate Firm in Winston-Salem. Together we share over 50 years of experience and work to make each transaction a seamless process. Blue Door Group is a proud sponsor of Pride Winston-Salem. See Lorraine W… Read more »

Scott Simons – Gay Chicago Mortgage Professional

Scott Simons - Chicago Gay Mortgage Professional

Scott Simons, a Chicago gay Mortgage Professional, is a proud member of Chicago’s LGBTQ community and he brings over 25 years of mortgage banking experience to the closing table.Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or upgrading you can feel comfortable knowing Scott understands the needs and concerns of both traditional and non-traditional families. See Scott’s… Read more »

James Komro – Gay Portland Mortgage Lender

James Komro - Portland Gay Mortgage Lender

As a Portland gay mortgage professional, I enjoy explaining the real estate process and believe that keeping people informed and educated throughout the transaction can help lessen the anxiety of what is often a very stressful set of events. See James Komro’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here PLACE Gay Realtors and Real Estate… Read more »

Devorah Thomas – Asheville Lesbian Real Estate Agent

Devorah Thomas - Asheville Lesbian Realtor

Co-owner of City Real Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. City Real Estate is a boutique style office offering deep knowledge of the area and a professional friendliness that creates an atmosphere where the best results are achieved. An Asheville lesbian Realtor, Dev has been doing full time real estate for almost 20 years and is… Read more »

Jennifer Masket-Valenta – Denver Lesbian Real Estate Agent

Jennifer Masket-Valenta - Denver Lesbian Real Estate Agent

Jen has been a Realtor® since 2015 when she joined The Marcus Team with Coldwell Banker. In 2016 she was awarded The Diamond Circle Award by The South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association. As a Denver lesbian Realtor, Jen strives to provide her clients with a professional and fun real estate experience! See Jennifer’s Expanded Listing… Read more »

Saugatuck’s a Hot Gay Market

Saugatuck - saugatuck.com

Bill Underdown in Saugatuck sent us this article: Discover the open-minded charm that’s made the Saugatuck/Douglas area a favorite destination for many in the LGBT community. Our deep roots in the creative arts have grown into an accepting culture where you’ll find people from all walks of life mingling comfortably on the beach or out… Read more »

Robb Puckett – Taos Gay Real Estate Agent

Robb Pucket - Taos Gay Realtor

Being well informed of industry changes, Robb, A Taos gay Realtor, understands the value of continuing his education and holds the following designations: Broker, Texas Real Estate Commission, No. 0603449Broker, New Mexico Real Estate Commission, No. 019989GREEN® – The National Association of REALTORS®MCNE® – Master Certified Negotiation ExpertHHS® – Preservation Dallas, Historic Home Specialist See… Read more »

Charlotte Gassman – New Hampshire Gay Friendly Real Estate Agent

Charlotte Gassman - Chester Gay Friendly Realtor

Charlotte is a Chester gay friendly Realtor at Team Gassman Real Estate LLC. Team Gassman Real Estate LLC Real Estate specialists ensures that each client receives outstanding guidance and is dedicated to providing crucial, in-depth local market knowledge. Specializing in the NH & MA real estate market, the team enjoys sharing their perspective into the… Read more »

David Ashton – Boston Gay Real Estate Agent

David Ashton - Boston Gay Realtor

David was born in Westminster, London UK and spent his early years in both Great Britain and Western Pennsylvania. He attended Michigan State University where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the MSU Senior Class Council. He graduated with a degree from Michigan State’s James Madison College School of Government with… Read more »

Realtor.Com Report Visualizes State of Housing Shortage Crisis

Of all the hyperbolic new benchmarks of the American housing market (Highest-ever national home prices! Fewest-ever days on market! Most expensive teardown shack in history!), there’s one key metric that seems to get the least number of blaring headlines: inventory levels. But maybe that should change. The fact is, the number of properties available for… Read more »

Byron Greiner – Asheville Gay Real Estate Agent

Byron Greiner and the award winning Dwell Realty Group team have been serving our community for over 15 years. We are “family friendly because we are family. As an Asheville gay Realtor, I offer offer market-savvy guidance in all of our community including historic preservation, VA home purchases, vacation, second and weekend homes, the latest… Read more »

Ali Palacios – Lesbian Houston Real Estate Agent

Do you need assistance in the following? Give me a call – Real estate sales and purchases – Home staging – Local real estate market reports – Local real estate market expertise and guidance – Real estate professional referrals (for those moving to another state or country) – Real estate leasing (commercial, industrial, retail, residential… Read more »

Wendi Slaton Anderson – Gay Friendly Austin Real Estate Agent

Wendi Slaton Anderson is committed to helping educate her clients to make the right decisions, at the right time, on the right property. As an Austin Gay Friendly Realtor, she works hard to ensure the process of buying or selling a home is a smooth, exciting, positive experience for all parties involved. Wendi greets all… Read more »

Greening the Paradigm – How Portland Changed Its Streetscapes

Portland

Time travel with me to 1973 Portland. The state legislature has just passed a landmark law establishing “urban growth boundaries,” launching the city toward its future of innovative planning. But if you look around, Portland’s streets are just like those of any American city—a highway builder’s dream. Most recent development is on the suburban model,… Read more »

Wendi Slaton Anderson – Austin Gay Friendly Real Estate Agent

Wendi Slaton Anderson is committed to helping educate her clients to make the right decisions, at the right time, on the right property. As an Austin Gay Friendly Realtor, she works hard to ensure the process of buying or selling a home is a smooth, exciting, positive experience for all parties involved. Wendi greets all… Read more »

Donald Falk – Gay Portland Real Estate Agent

Donald Falk - Portland Gay Realtor

Donald has been affiliated with Hasson Company, Realtors(R) since 1999. For over 34 years the Hasson Company has chosen to work with brokers that not only deliver unmatched service, but also contribute to a uniquely collaborative culture. It is an environment where we freely share listings, resources, and advice. As a result, clients receive support… Read more »

Who Will Fix Philadelphia Gayborhood’s Faded Crosswalks?

philadelphia gayborhood crosswalks

The rainbow crosswalks at 13th and Locust Streets were once a gleaming landmark for the Gayborhood. That was 2015, when Instagram-happy visitors would traipse across the newly painted strip for photo after photo. Now the crosswalks look, well, less than cheerful. Years of construction and use have faded them considerably. But there is a solution:… Read more »

Shea Steel – Portland Lesbian Real Estate Agent

Shea Steel - Portland Lesbian Realtor

Shea is a multi-million dollar Portland lesbian Realtor living in beautiful Portland, Oregon. She is passionate about the Portland real estate business, and provides impeccable customer service and satisfaction to her clients. Buying or selling a home is an important event in your life, and she will ensure that your experience is smooth and pleasurable…. Read more »

Julie Nelson – Lesbian Austin Real Estate Agent

We think you need “smart” real estate … smart buying strategies, smart offers, smart pricing, smart relocation and just simply an attentive and intelligent focus on the market, its intricacies, its changes and trends. A former business analyst and in the real estate business since 1999, Julie is an Austin lesbian Realtor, top performer and… Read more »

Mary Discher – Paradise Valley Real Estate Agent

Mary Discher - Phoenix Realtor

Clients are the best judge of knowledge, customer service, loyalty, etc. As the testimonial page on Mary’s website reflects, her clients rave about her service and the wonderful experience she provides through the buying and selling process. A Phoenix metro area Realtor, she honors any opportunity to work hard for a client, and doesn’t take… Read more »

Arlene Goldberg – Fort Myers Lesbian Real Estate Agent

Arlene was employed by Lee County Government’s, Facilities Management Department, as their service contracts manager, securing and managing leased commercial properties and associated services as required for county departments. Securing my Florida Real Estate license in 2000. Being hired for a large corporation, in Fort Myers, as their Facilities/Safety Director she took a 14 year… Read more »

Denver to Get Rainbow Crosswalks

Denver Rainbow Crosswalks

Organizations in Denver, Colorado are raising money to install permanent rainbow crosswalks by June—just in time for Pride Month. If successful, Denver will join the ranks of Atlanta, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and West Hollywood in installing these colorful crosswalks for good. How is this happening? This move is being spearheaded by the area’s Buffalo Exchange,… Read more »

Ed Elam – Boise Gay Real Estate Agent

Ed Elam - Boise Gay Realtor

After a successful career in the restaurant business in Seattle, Washington and Los Angeles, California, Ed returned to McCall and managed the Shore Lodge before moving to Boise in 1994. Ed worked as an electrical contractor before obtaining his real estate license and putting years of experience building and remodeling homes to work. As a… Read more »

Justin Ziegler – Atlanta Gay Real Estate Agent

Success in the residential real estate industry first requires a bold commitment to big dreams and a willingness to help others. That’s about all “JZ” had after 2007’s economic recession brought layoffs to Atlanta’s non-profit sector. Once a development officer for the Southeast’s largest AIDS service organization, he found himself counting coins and new contacts… Read more »

More Housing = Lower Rents

Washgton DC - Michael Key - The Washington Blade

It’s not rocket science: The more housing there is, the more affordable housing will be. In cities with growing populations, the degree to which the creation of new apartment units track with the increased need for additional rental housing is the difference between soaring prices and a stable market. D.C. has begun to prove this… Read more »

The Happiest City in the US

Naples, Florida

A community along the southwestern coast of Florida has claimed the title of the nation’s happiest city for the third year in a row, according to a new poll. Residents of the Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island metro area reported the highest scores on a Gallup-Sharecare’s survey of well-being, conducted in 2016 and 2017. The survey included people… Read more »

Is San Francisco’s Gayborhood Once Again Migrating?

San Francisco Gayborhoods

When bars like the Gangway close, it’s easy to dive into conversations about nostalgia. As San Francisco’s oldest continuously operating gay bar, the Gangway opened in 1910 and served primarily gay customers since the 1960s. Its shuttering earlier this year rippled through the LGBT community. Known as a humble yet familiar locale, it served as… Read more »

Clark County Asks: Where Are the Condos?

Prestige Development’s Dollie Lynch building

There is a perception among developers that if you build a condominium you may as well be building a wasp’s nest. Veering into that market has gotten many builders stung by lawsuits over purported construction defects. Vancouver developer Elie Kassab has heard those concerns, but isn’t worried. People constantly ask whether he will build any… Read more »

Seattle’s Gayborhood – Shifting or Disappearing?

Seattle Gayborhood

Capitol Hill, widely known since the 1970s as Seattle’s gay neighborhood, is changing. As development and gentrification sweep in, many longtime residents have moved out. But is the gayborhood dying, or just changing? To newcomers, it may be difficult to imagine that it was ever any different. But Capitol Hill didn’t always have the city’s… Read more »

Randy Slovacek – Las Vegas Gay Realtor

Randy Slovacek - Las Vegas gay realtor

Representing clients successfully requires a specific range of abilities: strong negotiation experience, detail-oriented contract expertise, communication skills that manage to get all parties on the same plane quickly and dexterity to facilitate even the most difficult transactions smoothly. With 12 years experience I make sure your needs, concerns, and goals come first and foremost, whether… Read more »

David de Maria – Seattle Gay Realtors

David and Jamie De Maria are Seattle gay Realtors and proud members of Windermere Capitol Hill, a prominent real estate firm in Seattle. David is a second generation real estate broker and has been exposed to the business since childhood. With over 30 years of combined experience, David and Jamie are a well-rounded and savvy… Read more »

Billy Woomer – Palm Springs Gay Realtor

Billy Woomer - Palm Springs gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Billy Woomer specializes in residential real estate throughout the Greater Desert Area. Whether a million dollar luxury home or a 1BR condo, Billy welcomes the opportunity to work with… Read more »

Ralph Wintersberger – Albuquerque Gay Realtor

Ralph Wintersberger - Albuquerque gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: In 2015, Ralph Wintersberger became a licensed Associate Broker with Maddox & Co REALTORS® and soon after obtained the distinguished designation of REALTOR® from the National Association of REALTORS®…. Read more »

Connie Jensen – Bend Gay Friendly Realtor

Connie Jensen - Bend gay friendly Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Connie is a discrete, professional, and savvy Bend gay friendly Realtor with almost three decades of real estate experience. Bend is friendly, outdoor oriented playground, open to everyone. See… Read more »

Gregg Klar – Austin Gay Realtor

Gregg Klar - Austin Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’m an Austin gay Realtor and one resident who considers myself fortunate to be a part of the Austin lifestyle. Combining a passion for my work with love for… Read more »

Rebecca Barron – Portland Lesbian Realtor

Becca Barron - Portland Lesbian Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Down to earth local queer-tor! Selling lifestyles through real estate. In a sea of grandpa sweaters and rainbow shorts I’ll show you the many sides of our unabashedly hip… Read more »

Radek Pomykaj – Tucson Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Today, real estate business is all about marketing, internet and new technologies. As a Tucson gay RealtorI have an extensive, twelve-year experience in strategic marketing and digital media, and… Read more »

Harry Sterling – Gay Palm Springs Realtor

Harry Sterling - Gay Palm Springs Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Before Harry became a Palm Springs real estate agent, Harry worked for Hewlett-Packard for over twenty five years. During his final 5 years, he worked to make his division… Read more »

Ken Latz – Gay Seattle Realtor

Ken Latz - gay Seattle Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Ken Latz has been a Seattle resident since ’88, and he is very familiar with the city and all of its diverse neighborhoods and suburbs. He with Gerrard, Beattie… Read more »

Michael Sullivan – Gay Durham Realtor

Michael Sullivan - Gay Durham Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Michael Sullivan is a Triangle Area real estate agent who specializes in relocation to and from Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. He knows the area inside and out, and… Read more »

Marc Lange – Gay Palm Springs Real Estate Agent

Marc Lange - Palm Springs Gay Realtor

Marc LangePeriodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Marc listens closely to his clients to learn what their real estate needs are, and then works hard to finding the home that best meets those needs. It’s… Read more »

Jim Sutton – Gay Albuquerque Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: My goal is to make the transaction as easy and stress free as possible. You work with me, not an assistant agent. I have lived in Albuquerque for over… Read more »

Michael Leachman – Jacksonville, Florida

Michael Leachman - Jacksonville Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Michael Leachman offers full residential real estate services serving all of Jacksonville and vicinity. Experience selling oceanfront, new construction and luxury homes. He work hard to find the best… Read more »

CJ Brasiel – San Jose, California

CJ Brasiel - San Jose Lesbian Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Choose a San Jose real estate partner with a different view. CJ Brasiel is a lesbian real estate agent who specializes in residential home sales in San Jose and… Read more »

Michael Jackson – Gay Bonita Springs Real Estate Agent

Michael Jackson - Bonita Springs gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Michael Jackson is a multi-million dollar producing real estate agent in Bonita Springs, in Southwest Florida. If you are looking to buy or sell Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers,… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 4. Buffalo

Buffalo - Pixabay

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: Buffalo winters are loooong, but that’s why there are places like the… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 5. New Orleans

New Orleans - pixabay

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: We’ve long had a soft spot for New Orleans, just as NOLA… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 6. Atlanta

Atlanta

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 star of the South is really becoming one of the country’s… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 7. Cincinnati

Cincinnati

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: It wouldn’t be a big surprise if college town Columbus scored well… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 8. Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh - Pixabay

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: No, Pittsburgh is not like it’s depicted in Showtime’s 2000s series Queer… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 9. St. Paul, Minn.

St. Paul - Pixabay

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: Minneapolis and St. Paul are some hip twins, huh? The former is… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 10. Irvine, Calif.

Irvine

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: An Orange County, Calif., city in the top 10? As mentioned previously,… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 11. St. Louis

St. Louis - Pixabay

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: Many people discount St. Louis, well, since it’s kinda in the middle… Read more »

Brodie Stephens – El Dorado Hills, California

Brodie Stephens

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Brodie is a gay real estate agent in Folsom-El Dorado Hills, who works with buyers and sellers in the Eastern Sacramento metro region! See AGENT’s Expanded Listing on Gay… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 12. Toledo, Ohio

Toledo, Ohio - Pixabay

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: Surprised that Toledo has an 89 on HRC’s Muncipal Equality Index? Yeah,… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 13. Chula Vista, California

Chula Vista

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: Sandwiched between San Diego and Mexico, Chula Vista (Spanish for “beautiful view”)… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 14. Henderson, Nevada

Henderson, Nevada

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: You might be surprised to discover Henderson is Nevada’s second-largest city, after… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 15. Durham, N.C.

Durham Performing Arts Center - Pixabay

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: Another North Carolina oasis of relative liberalism, Durham sits in the middle… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – #16 Miami

Miami Beach - Pixabay

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… Read more »

Brodie Stephens – Gay Folsom, California Real Estate Agent

Brodie Stevens

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Brodie is a gay real estate agent in Folsom-El Dorado Hills, who works with buyers and sellers in the Easter Sacramento metro region! See Brodie’s Expanded Listing on Gay… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 17. San Francisco

San Francisco

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… Read more »

Russell Orlowski – Gay Knoxville Real Estate Agent

Russell Orlowski - Knoxville Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Like my personality, I am a very easy-going Realtor. My philosophy is to take a soft, low pressure approach with my clients so they never feel rushed or pressured… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 18. Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro, North Carolina

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: Don’t hold the fact that Greensboro is in North Carolina against it…. Read more »

David Maplesden – Gay Takoma Park Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: David Maplesden, a licensed Realtor in Maryland and Washington, D.C. has 35 years of experience selling Real Estate. He has a small team that provides around the clock help… Read more »

Brian Scharick – Gay Ft. Lauderdale Real Estate Agent

Brian Scharick - Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Brian Scharick is a seasoned and professional Realtor who specializes in finding the perfect home for each and every client. His keen attention to detail and driven work ethic… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 19. Tampa, Florida

Tampa

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: Florida’s burgeoning west coast is anchored by Tampa, one of the state’s… Read more »

Doug Jacobs – Gay Austin Real Estate Agent

Doug Jacobs - Austin gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Doug Jacobs, a real estate Broker, entered into the partnership of Jacobs & Mikeska Realtors in 1996 with Jeff Mikeska. Not only are we partners in Real Estate, we… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – #20. Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska

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: With over 300,000 hardy souls, Anchorage is the closest thing to a… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 21. Plano, Texas

Plano, Texas

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: This job-rich (and church-rich) north Texas city is no San Francisco, but… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 22. Minneapolis

Minneapolis - Pixabay

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… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 23. Anaheim, California

Anaheim - Disneyland - Pixabay

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: Only an hour’s drive from Los Angeles, Anaheim is not such a… Read more »

Mark Banham – Gay Santa Fe Real Estate Agent

Mark Banham - Santa Fe Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Mark is a Santa Fe real estate agent specializing in single family homes, who can assist you in finding your dream home, utilizing his knowledge and expertise of the… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 24. Seattle

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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: Like Long Beach, Seattle has an out mayor (Ed Murray) and a… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 25. Long Beach, California

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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: Long Beach has long been an underrated California city, with most folks… Read more »

Evan Dyer – Gay Seattle Real Estate Agent

Evan Dyer - Seattle Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Born and raised in Seattle, I focus my Real Estate Business in the greater Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond areas. I have experience in first time home buyers, relocations, and selling/buying…. Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #2 Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale

When people think of LGBT-friendly South Florida cities, Miami probably pops to mind first. But Fort Lauderdale has most of the same gay-friendly accommodations and nightlife in a more laid back and affordable environment. The city also has the highest concentration of gay couples of any major American city, with about 3% of all households…. Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #3 Minneapolis-St. Paul

Minneapolis

The Twin Cities scored so similarly across categories we decided to include them together. Both cities have high populations of LGBT residents (just under 4%) and both offer a progressive, tolerant environment. Beyond that, they have thriving restaurant and bar scenes, with a good number of gay-friendly establishments to be found. The Advocate even went… Read more »

Connie Jensen – Bend, Oregon

Connie Jensen - Bend gay friendly Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Connie Jensen is a discrete, professional, savvy Bend, Oregon real estate agent who has more than twenty years of real estate experience. If you’re planning to buy or sell… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #4 Atlanta

Atlanta

Atlanta is the gay capital of the South and for good reason. The city is generally tolerant and has LGBT-owned businesses scattered throughout the Midtown, Kirkwood, and Candler Park neighborhoods. They also have the Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce that helps promote gay- and lesbian-owned businesses around the city. Atlanta even has one of the… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #6 Orlando

Orlando

The second Florida city to make the list, Orlando has a large and vibrant gay population with considerable community support. The horrifying events at Pulse Night Club earlier this year illustrate the general threat of violence and discrimination that the LGBT community still often face, but it shouldn’t be an indictment of this otherwise tolerant… Read more »

Suzanne Dana – Williamsburg, Virginia

Suzanne Dana - Williamsburg Gay Friendly Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Buying and selling property can be overwhelming and frustrating – especially in the Williamsburg real estate market today! I believe that having a knowledgeable, caring, LGBT-friendly REALTOR(R) on your… Read more »

Martin Withrow – West Hollywood, California

Martin Withrow - Los Angeles Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’ve always been passionate about Real Estate, and have remodeled several houses in L.A., West Hollywood and Palm Springs. I was born and raised in Cleveland, and graduated from… Read more »

Nate Ortiz – Gay Chicago Real Estate Agent

Nate Ortiz - Chicago Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: After completing my BA in Mass Comm/ Media Studies at the University of New Mexico I spent nearly 8 years with Apple. Their precision and customer focus cultivated an… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #7 – Tampa, Florida

Tampa

Tampa and the surrounding cities of St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Sarasota, among others, have long been top destinations for seniors looking for a comfortable place to retire. The area is widely known for its warm and sunny climate, it’s beautiful sandy beaches, and its world-class golf courses. But it’s also great for anyone living on… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #8 – Portland, Oregon

Portland

Portland is a center of progressivism and tolerance and is home to the second largest per capita LGBT population in the country, behind only San Francisco. The city has long protected its gay and lesbian residents from discrimination and it has for many years been known as a warm and welcoming place for same-sex families… Read more »

Patti Shannon – Gay Friendly Bainbridge Island Real Estate Agent

Patti Shannon - Bainbridge Island Gay Friendly Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: When you work with me, you are guaranteed a professional Realtor with expertise in contract strategy and negotiations, attention to detail and excellent follow up. My years of sales… Read more »

Olivier Turina – Gay Wilton Manors Real Estate Agent

Olivier Turina - Wilton Manors Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Olivier Turina was born in 1965, and in 2005 he moved to Wilton Manors/Ft Lauderdale with his lifetime partner Tommy. Olivier is partnering with Dale Russell (see Dale’s profile… Read more »

Mike Haley – Gay Friendly Albuquerque Real Estate Agent

Mike Haley - Gay Albuquerque Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: As a life time resident of New Mexico and a Realtor with over 40 years experience I truly do “know the territory”. I am experienced in helping Buyers make… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #9 – Seattle, Washington

Seattle

Beautiful Seattle is another one of the progressive hubs of America so it’s no surprise that it’s also one of the most gay-friendly cities in the country. At almost 5% of the overall population, it has one of the most concentrated LGBT communities of any large city. Also, Seattle has been on the leading edge… Read more »

Thomas Pugh – Gay Clearwater Real Estate Agent

Thomas Pugh - Clearwater Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: After raising champion livestock on the farm and managing a successful small business in the city, Tom joined the corporate world – first working as a paralegal, then becoming… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #11 – Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City

It was a big surprise when the Utah capital started making lists of gay-friendly cities, but it is for good reason. Nearly 5% of the metro area population identify as gay and Salt Lake has been very progressive on employment and housing protection for LGBT residents in an otherwise conservative state. Salt Lake is also… Read more »

Hub Krack – Gay Washington DC Real Estate Agent

Hub Krack

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I am a Certified Residential Specialist and although the majority of my business is residential real estate, I also sell and lease commercial properties. Past commercial clients have included… Read more »

Ken Elder – Phoenix, Arizona

Ken Elder - Phoenix Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I understand how important your Phoenix real estate needs are, and how important it is to feel comfortable working with your Phoenix Realtor. I treat every client as if… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #14 – San Francisco, California

San Francisco

Everyone knows this is America’s historical and cultural hub for the LGBT community and no list would be complete without it. It has the largest per capita gay population in the country and there simply isn’t another city on Earth that is more tolerant and accepting of gays and lesbians than San Francisco. In addition… Read more »