Most gay-friendly U.S. cities

Published On: Jan 10 2012 12:55:58 PM CST   Updated On: Jun 28 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

June is Gay Pride Month. Find out which communities made The Advocate's 2016 list of the most gay-friendly U.S. cities.

gay-friendly cities - intro 2
2 / 18
David McNew/Getty Images

While the criteria does include important elements such as non-discrimination protections and LGBT sites on the National Register, it also includes more light-hearted factors such as "Scream Queens"/"American Horror Story" viewing parties and concert tours by Janet Jackson, Ariana Grande, Carly Rae Jepson, and Madonna that have passed through the city.

Upload Photos / Videos