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Old 01-10-2012, 03:53 AM
 
Location: The 12th State
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Here are the top 15 "gayest" cities, as ranked by The Advocate:


15. Denver, Colorado
14. Long Beach, California
13. Austin, Texas
12. Portland, Oregon
11. Little Rock, Arkansas
10. Grand Rapids, Michigan
9. Atlanta, Georgia
8. Knoxville, Tennessee
7. St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota
6. Ann Arbor, Michigan
5. Seattle, Washington
4. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
3. Cambridge, Massachusetts
2. Orlando, Florida
1. Salt Lake City, Utah

Here the link explaining why each city made the list by the Advocate

Gayest Cities in America, 2012


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Old 01-10-2012, 03:58 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Interesting but I think percentage identifying as gay is more telling.
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Old 01-10-2012, 09:55 AM
 
Location: Mexico City, formerly Columbus, Ohio
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The criteria used is ridiculous and ranks right up there with your typical Forbes list, although I think even Forbes uses more relevant information than the Advocate has.
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Old 01-10-2012, 11:11 AM
 
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So are there a lot of gay Mormons?
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Old 01-10-2012, 11:35 AM
 
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Here's a list based on couples who registered with 2010 Census...

Surprising to see NYC and Miami not on list. Kansas City is about same % as LA and Chicago.

The Geography of Same-Sex Couples - Arts & Lifestyle - The Atlantic Cities

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Old 01-10-2012, 12:41 PM
 
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That advocate rating is bogus to say the least. But hey, at least St. Louis, Cleveland, and Pittsburg ranked good in something for once. Lol. The gayest place I have ever been to is probably key west. Love that island!
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Old 01-10-2012, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Mexico City, formerly Columbus, Ohio
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Here's a list based on couples who registered with 2010 Census...

Surprising to see NYC and Miami not on list. Kansas City is about same % as LA and Chicago.

The Geography of Same-Sex Couples - Arts & Lifestyle - The Atlantic Cities
Interesting for couples, but I wonder about just overall gay populations, especially per-capita. Not sure I have ever seen a list for that.
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Old 01-10-2012, 01:05 PM
 
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Interesting for couples, but I wonder about just overall gay populations, especially per-capita. Not sure I have ever seen a list for that.
Yeah, the same sex couples list is the only actual collected listing. All other lists are pretty much subjective or based on vague parameters.
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Old 01-10-2012, 01:15 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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So are there a lot of gay Mormons?
There are obviously gay Mormons. Homosexuality clearly has nothing to do with religious denomination. There are probably relatively few "practicing gay Mormons." In other words, there are those who are "celibate gay Mormons" and there are those who were raised Mormon but because they are involved (or open to being involved) in same-sex intimacy, no longer consider themselves Mormon.

What you've got to realize is that only about 50% of Salt Lake City is LDS to begin with. Even fewer than 50% are considered "active" in the Church (i.e. practicing).
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Old 01-10-2012, 01:38 PM
 
Location: Upper East Side of Texas
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Here's a list based on couples who registered with 2010 Census...

Surprising to see NYC and Miami not on list. Kansas City is about same % as LA and Chicago.

The Geography of Same-Sex Couples - Arts & Lifestyle - The Atlantic Cities
LA in at 24?

This list is not credible.
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