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Columbus is quickly becoming known as an "up and coming gay city" ( with its lively neighborhoods, wealth of art galleries and bustling LGBT scene. The Municipal Equality Index (MEI) even says, "Columbus is a national leader for LGBTQ Equality."


5 ways Columbus makes LGBT travelers feel fabulous

November 1, 2018

Columbus offers a warm welcome with plenty of Midwestern charm and a relaxed, progressive vibe that celebrates diversity and creativity. Plus, it’s a great place to eat, shop and spend the... Continue Reading >>

Hello, Columbus, Much more than a college town

October 2, 2018

I've had the good fortune to travel to Columbus a few times—and I've convinced more and more people that it's a great place to visit.Why is that? Because, despite some... Continue Reading >>

A Must-Read Update on Gay Travel Trends

October 2, 2018

Columbus, for example, showcases its LGBTQ offerings on its main site, as well as on a microsite and through an email newsletter and printed LGBTQ travel guide. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

Columbus – One of America’s Top Gay-Friendly Cities

September 4, 2018

Are you tired of the same old crowds and parties in San Francisco, Provincetown and New York? If you answered yes, and you’re looking for something different and refreshing, you got to check... Continue Reading >>

The Top 50 Trending Destinations for Celebrating Pride 2018

June 25, 2018

Columbus places 28th overall in this year’s ranking. It has the 22nd fastest-growing Pride festival of all the cities in the ranking, and the 23rd best LGBT Nightlife score. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

7 Gay Pride Events to Catch on the Road

June 5, 2018

Get actively involved in this Midwest town’s pride celebration June 15–17. Stonewall Columbus Pride will organize a Run for Pride 5K trek, a scenic bicycle ride through German Village... Continue Reading >>

11 Spectacular Pride Celebrations in Unexpected Cities

June 4, 2018

In Ohio’s dynamic capital city, Stonewall Columbus Pride is a chance for the state’s LGBT community to gather, communicate, and celebrate on the shores of the Scioto River. READ MORE Continue Reading >>


May 10, 2018

Columbus has embraced LGBTQ protections since the 1970s and is home to one of the oldest U.S. LGBTQ non-profit community centers, Stonewall Columbus. According to the most recent Gallup poll, Columbus... Continue Reading >>

New Yorkers are flocking to this Midwest sanctuary

April 27, 2018

The Williamsons aren’t the only New Yorkers to find professional opportunities, affordable homes and a high quality of life in Ohio’s capital city (population 861,000). According to a... Continue Reading >>

Top 20 Cities for LGBT-Friendly Retirement in 2018

March 1, 2018

Retirement can be an exciting time for seniors to explore the opportunity to dwell in a new vibrant city or a sleepy suburb of their choice. Factors such as weather, location, cost of living,... Continue Reading >>

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