There are many LGBTQ+ friendly cities in the U.S., but the ones on this list offer plenty of resources, a large LGBTQ+ population, and affordable living...Columbus has one of the highest LGBTQ+ populations in the U.S. after San Francisco and New York, so if you’re looking for a large LGBTQ+ community with some great resources, Columbus may be the perfect fit for you. With dozens of bars, restaurants, and retail locations owned and operated by those in the LGBTQ+ community, you’ll find a vibrant scene on the streets of Columbus.