Gay marriage and domestic partnerships are legal, and transgender people can change their birth certificates without surgery. Every gay man or lesbian I spoke to for this article had a horror story about what it was like working in the closet, fearing they would be found out.
If your city isn't on here, there's always time to get to work. Or just hang out at the Max and The entire state of Iowa an area considered gay- friendly up any of the four, count them fourbars hosted in this single gay mega-pub. Adoption is still difficult in Wisconsin.
Not enough gay people were coming out. Honorable mentions: Norman, Oklahoma City. Read More. Some of the smaller cities I would say stay away from. About three-quarters of the businesses along Mass Ave are gay-owned, says Freedom Indiana's Chris Paulsen, and each year Indy Pride draws some 50, marchers down the formerly depressed thoroughfare, where condos now sell for millions.
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