I constantly hear about the gay male influx to Southie, but I don't notice it in big numbers. If it did have competition for gay-friendliest town in the state, it would probably be Northampton, which arguably has more lesbian couples per capita than any other community in the nation. Northampton, meanwhile, lost points for not providing transgender-inclusive health care benefits for city employees, not having a specific nondiscrimination policy for city employment, and not having an equal benefits ordinance for city contractors. Same-sex marriages, and the gay and lesbian movement is more mainstream than ever. Justine Harrington is a freelance travel journalist and lifelong wanderer based in Austin, Texas. Just don't miss their famous Guerrilla Queer Bar, a surprise group invasion of a mainstream nightlife spot, held on the first Friday of every month. Email us at tips boston.
These include "gay nights" at regularly "straight establishments" hosted by promoters such as Chris Harris Presents and The Welcoming Committee.
These Are The 10 Gayest Places In Massachusetts For 2019
Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Massachusetts. It is free and quick. Retrieved from " https: I think it's more rare to have neighborhoods where a same sex couple would face problems than not, though. As of the census, the population of Northampton was 28, July Learn how and when to remove this template message.
But while Massachusetts as a state still leads the nation, with an average score of 78 out of points, Provincetown and Northampton scored 70, while Amherst hit only Don't miss the Glam Brunch on every last Sunday of the month, with performances from local drag queens and others. If it did have competition for gay-friendliest town in the state, it would probably be Northampton, which arguably has more lesbian couples per capita than any other community in the nation. The population was 41, at the census. This is our fifth time ranking the gayest places in Massachusetts. Originally Posted by kmann-sherborn Most suburbs around here in the Metrowest are most welcoming. For those still unaware, the South End is less and less the residence of gay males; it's mainly professionals now woth some minorities and housing project inhabitants.