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The Top LGBT Friendly Cities for Retirement

May 30, 2018

SeniorAdvice.com offers housing solutions for seniors, family members and caregivers. Factors used to determine top LGBT Friendly cities for seniors include:

  • Percentage of LGBT population in the area
  • Availability of various types of social activities
  • Weather
  • LGBT organizations in the area
  • Quality of healthcare, hospitals, etc.
  • Local legislative protections for LGBT members

Senioradvisor.com is conducting this study annually. The number of cities on the list went from 15 in 2017 to 20 in 2018.

1. Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2. Austin, TX
3. Atlanta, GA
4. Portland, OR
5. Palm Springs, CA
6. Sante Fe, NM
7. Providence, RI
8. Seattle, WA
9. Columbus, OH
10. Los Angeles, CA

11. New Orleans, LA
12. Tampa, FL
13. Boston, MA
14. Salt Lake City, UT
15. San Diego, CA
16. Cleveland, OH
17. San Francisco, CA
18. Albuquerque, NM
19. Baltimore, MD
20. Pittsburgh, PA

We have to admit to being surprised at some of the states who seem non-LGBT friendly but apparently have a friendly local presence.


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