The least gay urban areas are in the Midwest and South. Significant as these differences are, the similarities are just as notable. Gay America, rather than being confined to a few places, spreads across every major region of the country. Nationwide, Gallup says, 3. And even the parts of the country outside the 50 biggest metropolitan areas have a gay population about 3 percent not so different from some big metropolitan areas.
Frank Newport, the editor in chief of Gallup, notes that the regional variation in sexual orientation and identity is much smaller than the variation in many other categories. The regional gaps in political attitudes, religion and ethnic makeup are often much wider.
Retrieved February 8, Landscape Architecture 1 : 71— Boston's park system is well-reputed nationally. Some of the most renowned and highly ranked universities in the world are near Boston. We danced to prove we still would, and to exorcise demons of grief. It seems to be a kind of regional capital of gay life, attracting people from other parts of Utah and the Mormon West.
Historical Society in San Francisco. Many stayed in the city, which already had a reputation as a welcoming place for refugees and free spirits. Other gay people, in search of a safe place, followed. San Francisco became a hub for L. Though San Francisco has less of a pull, as other parts of the country have become less hostile, the city is still a destination, including for transgender people.
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Oregon exemplifies the political division on gay civil rights. The state and local governments have proposed or passed a striking number of anti-gay measures, yet the share of L. Part of the reason is that L. Still, Jeana Frazzini, executive director of Basic Rights Oregon, says Portland has work to do before it can feel like a haven for many transgender people and gay people of color.
In addition to having a larger gay population, places like Portland may also have a larger share of their gay population who publicly identify as such. But university campuses — and the spillover neighborhoods from them, where college graduates congregate — have long been more accepting. Austin, home of the University of Texas, joins New Orleans as the only Southern city to be so high on the list.
Besides education, a few other factors correlate with having bigger gay populations.
Metro areas with a greater share of gay and lesbian residents tend to lean Democratic. They have more adults under the age of 45 and larger Latino and Asian-American populations. On the flip side, they have smaller African-American populations on average and fewer children. But the usual warning applies: Correlation does not always mean causation. It might seem surprising at first that the city most associated with the Mormon Church — which believes that sex and marriage should occur between only a man and a woman — has the seventh-highest share of L. But another aspect of the Mormon culture — the importance of community and family — goes a long way toward explaining the pattern, people in Salt Lake City say.
Though many gay people who were raised Mormon or L. That connection has helped the gay community and the church find common ground. This month, Utah passed a law , with the support of the church, prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment and housing. Salt Lake City also appears to have attracted L. YW Boston Nonprofit dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and advocating peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all through diversity, equity, and inclusion services, youth programming, and events.
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