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The 'gayest' city in America is...
sun-sentinel ^ | January 10, 2012

Posted on 01/10/2012 8:01:44 AM PST by ConservativeStatement

The Advocate, an LGBT magazine, has released a list of what it says are the "gayest" cities in the U.S.

The equation breakdown used is a bit different from what you may have expected. The magazine takes into account such parameters as LGBT bookstores and "International Mr. Leather competition semifinalists" among the nine criteria used to compile the list.

(Excerpt) Read more at sun-sentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Society; Travel
KEYWORDS: bluezones; cities; gays; homosexualagenda; lgbt; slc; topten; utah
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As Jessica on the TV show "Soap" exclaimed about Pluto (confused with Plato) "Mickey Mouse's dog is gay?!" Better luck next year, Orlando.
1 posted on 01/10/2012 8:01:45 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Oh, c’mon now....
How did ANYONE beat out San Fransissy-co?


2 posted on 01/10/2012 8:05:27 AM PST by gimme1ibertee ("Criticism......brings attention to an unhealthy state of things"-Winston Churchill)
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To: ConservativeStatement
"One point for each city with a WNBA team"

I think that about sums up the seriousness of the Women's National Basketball Association.

3 posted on 01/10/2012 8:06:08 AM PST by Nonstatist
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To: ConservativeStatement

Salt Lake City is the gayest city in America?

San Francisco doesn’t even make the list of the top 5?

This reminds me, I missed last year’s International Mr. Leather competition. Did I miss anything important?


4 posted on 01/10/2012 8:06:20 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: ConservativeStatement

Go ahead everybody, give the Sentinel hits for this article. You know you want to.


5 posted on 01/10/2012 8:06:20 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: ConservativeStatement

Salt Lake City????????????

whoa


6 posted on 01/10/2012 8:06:45 AM PST by surroundedbyblue (Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Austin, Texas--the gayest city in the Southwest.

Asheville, North Carolina--at least the gayest city in the Southeast.

7 posted on 01/10/2012 8:07:35 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Salt Lake City is the gayest city in America?

Aw crap. I have to go there for 2 weeks on business next month.

8 posted on 01/10/2012 8:08:50 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts ("The price of freedom is willingness to do sudden battle anywhere, anytime..." - Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: ConservativeStatement

That’s the one nice thing about living in the Detroit area. You know this city isn’t going to make that list. Oh yes, the WNBA folded here and the team moved to somewhere in Oklahoma.


9 posted on 01/10/2012 8:09:12 AM PST by bwc2221
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To: ConservativeStatement
"The magazine takes into account such parameters as LGBT bookstores and "International Mr. Leather competition semifinalists" among the nine criteria used to compile the list."

TRANSLATION: We stacked the deck until we came up with a way to keep San Francisco out, and embarass a conservative city in a conservative state!

10 posted on 01/10/2012 8:09:22 AM PST by cincinnati65 (We've been taken for a ride - by Wall Street and Washington DC - Welcome to Amerika!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Despite it’s raging liberalism, I’ve always liked MA. Maybe I’ll move there with my sizable heterosexual entourage, and shake things up a bit.


11 posted on 01/10/2012 8:09:41 AM PST by Calliecat
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To: Nonstatist
Salt Lake City?

Queers against Romney.

12 posted on 01/10/2012 8:09:55 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Obviously these people have never been to Savannah GA.


13 posted on 01/10/2012 8:10:20 AM PST by Savage Beast (Only a powerful intellect and internal moral compass can resist the incessant barrage of propaganda.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

1. Salt Lake City
2. Orlando
3. Cambridge, Mass.
4. Fort Lauderdale
5. Seattle

I’ll take their word for it.


14 posted on 01/10/2012 8:11:26 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: surroundedbyblue

Just a missunderstanding. Some homo asked where he could find more men.


15 posted on 01/10/2012 8:11:32 AM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

“Aw crap. I have to go there for 2 weeks on business next month.”

Don’t worry, I am sure it is not contagious.


16 posted on 01/10/2012 8:11:43 AM PST by Grunthor (At least he is better than Obama! Is NOT a rallying cry!)
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To: Mamzelle
Asheville, North Carolina--at least the gayest city in the Southeast.

Asheville must be swishy indeed to beat out Atlanta for that distinction.

17 posted on 01/10/2012 8:11:43 AM PST by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: Eaker

Relevant to your vacation plans ping.


18 posted on 01/10/2012 8:11:52 AM PST by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Lauderdale is interesting pick. I wasn’t there, but I was in the Florida Keys this past week and that means flying into and out of Key West. We spent some time in Key West and I did not see a single blatantly gay couple on or around Duval Street.

Maybe they all went to Lauderdale?

Sure, the pink taxi’s and pink scooters were around, but not the blatant twinks or trolls.


19 posted on 01/10/2012 8:12:06 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: knarf

Well, what do you think the other four wives are doing when the fifth one is being serviced???


20 posted on 01/10/2012 8:12:45 AM PST by eastforker (I'll pick Rick but I still root for Newt.)
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To: cincinnati65

Is Salt Lake City politically Conservative? Here is the bio of a recent Mayor:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Anderson


21 posted on 01/10/2012 8:12:51 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Yeah, times are tough. The name was changed to Mr. Naugahieny.


22 posted on 01/10/2012 8:14:09 AM PST by dforest
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To: C. Edmund Wright
Fort Lauderdale Beach has changed dramatically over the years. From a Spring Break destination to a combo if upscale properties mixed with smaller gay-friendly motels.
23 posted on 01/10/2012 8:14:59 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Yeah, times are tough. The name was changed to Mr. Naugahieny.


24 posted on 01/10/2012 8:15:11 AM PST by dforest
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Salt Lake City is the gayest city in America?

San Francisco doesn’t even make the list of the top 5?

This reminds me, I missed last year’s International Mr. Leather competition. Did I miss anything important?

A small city with a lot of gay people is more gay than a large with the same number of gay gay people.
25 posted on 01/10/2012 8:15:42 AM PST by Happy Valley Dude
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

...bring plenty of Lysol wipes


26 posted on 01/10/2012 8:15:46 AM PST by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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When they say “gayest”.......maybe they mean “happiest”? Salt Lake has 2 GREAT Bars downtown. ‘Squatters’ and the ‘Red Rock’. Both places are Breweries. Salt Lake is a really nice town. Never saw anything “gay” there, except happiness and great food...... :>


27 posted on 01/10/2012 8:15:58 AM PST by NoRedTape
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To: ConservativeStatement

Typo: of (not “if”).


28 posted on 01/10/2012 8:15:58 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

SLC proper is liberal Democrat.


29 posted on 01/10/2012 8:15:58 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj
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To: Grunthor
“Aw crap. I have to go there for 2 weeks on business next month.”

Go to the bathroom before you go to the airport.

30 posted on 01/10/2012 8:18:05 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (Was Millard Fillmore's nickname Witt?)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Aw crap. I have to go there for 2 weeks on business next month

Just be careful not to smile at anyone and you should be ok.


31 posted on 01/10/2012 8:18:43 AM PST by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I heard there were a lot of gays in Atlanta too.


32 posted on 01/10/2012 8:20:52 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways a Guero y Guay Lao << >> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
"Salt Lake City ... Aw crap. I have to go there for 2 weeks on business next month."

Take your leather pants.

33 posted on 01/10/2012 8:22:04 AM PST by eCSMaster (Democrats:always looking for someone else to blame)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Where’s New Orleans on this list? Southern Decadence, Ewwwwwww!


34 posted on 01/10/2012 8:22:23 AM PST by smalltownslick
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To: eastforker
"Well, what do you think the other four wives are doing when the fifth one is being serviced???"

Hmmm .. let's check Romney's connection(s) to the film industry.

35 posted on 01/10/2012 8:23:36 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Cambridge, Mass does have a larger than usual number of gays, but not nearly as many as San Francisco. Instead, it's filled with students (the clean-looking ones are mostly from MIT, the grungier ones, from Harvard), deteriorating hippies, impossibly filthy street beggars, nervous-looking Asians, Indians and Pakistanis (nervous because they own all the stores, have to carry cash and can't carry guns), and well, yes: butch-looking overweight young women with short dyed hair and ugly clothes.

But there are some really good restaurants along Mass. Ave. between Central Square and Harvard. And I do love the looks I get when I park possibly the only SUV within ten square miles on the street with my anti-Obama and pro-gun bumper stickers.

36 posted on 01/10/2012 8:29:45 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Key West


37 posted on 01/10/2012 8:31:18 AM PST by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

And cops that “act stupidly.” :-)


38 posted on 01/10/2012 8:31:39 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: cincinnati65
TRANSLATION: We stacked the deck until we came up with a way to keep San Francisco out, and embarass a conservative city in a conservative state!

Right...just a juvenile attempt to smear a Utah city because of the Mormon Church's role against gay marriage.

39 posted on 01/10/2012 8:32:05 AM PST by pgkdan ("Make what Americans buy, Buy what Americans make, and sell it to the world" Perry 2012)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

“I have to go there for 2 weeks on business next month”

Don’t forget to pack your leather chaps! LOL!!


40 posted on 01/10/2012 8:33:38 AM PST by momtothree
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To: 2nd Bn, 11th Mar

I just looked up the HIV per capita and CDC has

The Top 5 American Cities With the Highest Rate of AIDS Per Capita
City Rate 2008 Rate 2004 Percent Change
1 Miami, FL 42.8 per 100,000 53.8 per 100,000 - 20.446 %
2 Baton Rouge, LA 40.0 per 100,000 35.0 per 100,000 + 19.714 %
3 New Orleans, LA 32.4 per 100,000 31.9 per 100,000 + 1.567 %
4 Baltimore, MD 32.3 per 100,000 32.8 per 100,000 - 1.524 %
5 Jacksonville, FL 26.9 per 100,000 29.9 per 100,000 - 10.033 %

Who knows. Maybe that’s an indicator.


41 posted on 01/10/2012 8:34:41 AM PST by Blagden Alley
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To: Happy Valley Dude
San Francisco doesn’t even make the list of the top 5?

Didn't even make the top 15!


42 posted on 01/10/2012 8:35:05 AM PST by CedarDave (Donna Brazile: "... we we believe that the weakest candidate ... [is] Mitt Romney.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

If Philthydelphia didn’t make the list, it should have.


43 posted on 01/10/2012 8:36:34 AM PST by Albion Wilde (A land of hyper-legalisms is not the same as a land of law. --Mark Steyn)
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To: gimme1ibertee

You wonder about the criteria used in this study.

For example, San Francisco has among the strongest anti-homosexual discrimination local laws in the country. Their health insurance pays for sex change operations for city employees. Those sorts of things have to count for something in finding “gay” friendly places, doesn’t it????

And why do they award points to cities with WNBA teams? Isn’t the WNBA simply a basketball league for women players? What exactly are they implying about the women players? Or the fans of such teams? How is women’s basketball somehow a “gay” friendly indicator?


44 posted on 01/10/2012 8:41:13 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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Liberals

What Can You Say?

Donate

45 posted on 01/10/2012 8:41:22 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: 1rudeboy

is that paper owned by the NYT? That could be why they are pushing the all homosexual all the time issues.

Besides, the homosexuals have to rig the criteria since a supermajority of states have outlawed homosexual based marriages.


46 posted on 01/10/2012 8:42:32 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: CedarDave

Maybe they considered SF “too gay” to allow other competition.


47 posted on 01/10/2012 8:43:35 AM PST by ScottinVA (Liberal logic: 0bamacare mandate is acceptable... but voter IDs are unconstitutional.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

From the US 2010 Census:

Reported 34,000 same sex “married” couples in San Francisco.

Reported 5,800 same sex “married” couples in Salt Lake City.

You do the math.


48 posted on 01/10/2012 8:46:53 AM PST by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Repealing Obamacare is the ONLY GOAL.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I don’t do the link thingie, but I’m surprised that Palm Sproings isn’t right at the top — it’s already surpassed San Francisco.


49 posted on 01/10/2012 8:46:56 AM PST by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: longtermmemmory

I cannot believe Washington DC did not make the list.

There are more Homo’s in Washington DC than there are stars in the sky.


50 posted on 01/10/2012 8:47:33 AM PST by Venturer
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