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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."


America's Best Cities for Gay-Friendly Retirement

October 4, 2016

Columbus may not stand out as a place with a thriving gay scene, but it's actually one of the best places in the Midwest for members of the LGBT community to call home. READ MORE Continue Reading >>

The Hoods of Columbus

October 4, 2016

Ohio’s capital city is a metropolis of two million, but, like the milk of its venerated Snowville Creamery, it’s not bland and flavorless; it’s separated into unique components... Continue Reading >>

The 11 Best Travel Destinations For LGBTQ+ Women

September 2, 2016

Why is it so difficult to find travel information for lesbians and queer women? The internet is ripe with travel content for gay boys. Even when a travel company says they’re LGBTQ+... Continue Reading >>

7 Great Gay Vacation Spots You’ve Probably Never Been To

July 29, 2016

Considered the gateway to the gay Midwest, Columbus prides itself on being a youthful and educated destination for LGBT travelers. Read Article Continue Reading >>

Off-the-beaten-path LGBT destinations

July 29, 2016

When you think of gay-friendly destinations, Columbus, Ohio, doesn’t immediately come to mind. So be prepared to be mind-blown when you discover its ballooning LGBT arts and culture scene. Read... Continue Reading >>

String of Pearls

July 29, 2016

Columbus, Ohio —with one of the country’s largest gay populations — is a Midwestern oasis Read Article Continue Reading >>

Chasing the Pride Dollar: Newest Gay-Friendly Destinations

July 29, 2016

"Columbus, as a city, comes out as smart and open; open to new ideas, open for business, open to everyone” Read Article Continue Reading >>

Move Over San Fran And NYC! Why Is Columbus Becoming America’s #1 Gay City? | Queerty

July 20, 2016

In the Best of GayCities: The World According to Gays, Columbus, Ohio was named the Up-and-Coming Gay City of 2011. And as the city’s 30th pride celebration approaches this weekend, we’re... Continue Reading >>

Columbus, OH | Lavendar Magazine

July 20, 2016

Columbus discovered America. Then, gays discovered Columbus. This cool Ohio city stakes claim as the third-most-welcoming GLBT town in the land (after—duh!—San Francisco and Key West).... Continue Reading >>

Gay Columbus | Lavendar Magazine

July 20, 2016

While its downtown seems less like Minneapolis and more like St. Paul, its historic neighborhoods seem more established and its arts district seems more concentrated than those of our own twin towns.... Continue Reading >>