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Tel Aviv Named City of the Year 2011 By GayCities Members

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By:           Chris Bull
On:           Jan 11, 2012
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    • Triple S
      Triple S

      Sydney makes the final! Yay!

      Jan 11, 2012 at 7:43 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Oron

      Mazal Tove Tel Aviv!!! :)

      Jan 11, 2012 at 8:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Oron



      is much more safer then New york first of all.
      second of all, racist? not any more racist then other europien countries or the U.S.A :)

      Jan 11, 2012 at 9:35 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CBRad

      NYC winning Best Nightlife totally negates the legitimacy of this whole questionable poll.

      Jan 11, 2012 at 9:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • John


      What did not like the results?

      Jan 11, 2012 at 9:44 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CBRad

      @John: I live in NYC and know there’s virtually no good nightlife now. I save going out for when I visit other cities. The “results” have got to be fake or a bunch of people, who haven’t really been anywhere, voting according to their imaginations.

      Jan 11, 2012 at 9:47 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ryan

      I guessing Sarah Schulman and CO will call think pinkwashing or racist or something

      Jan 11, 2012 at 10:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CBRad

      @Ryan: That horrid academic. Actually, I’d think it’s great if Tel Aviv won for real, but I just think this whole “poll” was hokey.

      Jan 11, 2012 at 10:05 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Evan Mulvihill
      Evan Mulvihill

      @CBRad: You think the results are moot just because you have a personal distaste for NYC nightlife?

      Jan 11, 2012 at 10:29 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CBRad

      @Evan Mulvihill: I can’t have a distaste for something that doesn’t exist. Anybody who voted that way just …is going by an old stereotype. It’s as ridiculous as voting for Best Dressed city. Every major city has both : “fashionable” people and people who are slobs or dress ridiculously.

      Jan 11, 2012 at 10:34 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Evan Mulvihill
      Evan Mulvihill

      @CBRad: I don’t understand. A hundred gay bars doesn’t count as nightlife?

      Jan 11, 2012 at 10:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CBRad

      @Evan Mulvihill: Bars? Only somewhat. Other cities have all that, but with actual dance places like the Roxy still there. Big venues. And more than one leather bar. The private parties everywhere from Coney Island to the Upper East Side can be great, and parties for some events can be cool, but every other place has that too. Let’s see what others have to say here…

      Jan 11, 2012 at 10:46 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Timmmeeeyyy

      New York has some great fashion, but New Yorkers (and Americans) in general really don’t dress that great. Regarding London, what’s fashionable about brown sweaters? Tokyo is hands down the most fashionable city in the world. Unfortunately, I’m guessing most voters have never visited. I think Rome beats NYC too in the percentage of well-dressed citizens, if not in the diversity of style.

      Jan 11, 2012 at 11:53 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Matt

      Yay! Go Tel Aviv!

      Jan 11, 2012 at 3:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Timmmeeeyyy

      The only fashionable people in NYC are over 70.

      Jan 11, 2012 at 4:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ricardo

      loved my visit to tel aviv last year, fun and easy

      Jan 11, 2012 at 4:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • vick

      hot guys (and gals) + sea + sunshine + great food + fun parties + awesome music = tel aviv…what’s not to like?

      Jan 11, 2012 at 5:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Valerio

      I’ve been to Tel Aviv and it’s just woooow!!!

      Jan 11, 2012 at 5:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fagburn

      Does anyone believe this wasn’t fixed?

      Jan 11, 2012 at 9:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Interesting

      Yeah, I am not buying it. There are cities like Rio.

      Jan 11, 2012 at 9:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ari

      @Interesting: What do not like the results? Of a free vote? I guess the people have spoken and proves Sarah Schulman was a idiot after all

      Jan 11, 2012 at 9:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Isaac C
      Isaac C

      VERY surprised there is no mention of L.A.

      Jan 11, 2012 at 10:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Interesting

      @Ari: Just because bunch of people got together to probably game some survey online does not a truth make. The reality is that I am just pointing out that Rio as far as excitement of gay life is probably better than Tel Aviv. Its not a knock on Tel Aviv. Its a “what city has the most for gays” statement. You can choose to get offended, or you can choose to realize Tel Aviv is an odd choice. It would be like saying Chicago.

      Jan 11, 2012 at 10:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mike UK
      Mike UK

      would these all be places American Airlines fly to by any chance!!!!

      Jan 11, 2012 at 10:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Oscar Raymundo
      Oscar Raymundo · Queerty Editor

      @Mike UK: No. But great job on that 2012 resolution of being a complete cynic.

      Jan 12, 2012 at 2:44 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dmitriy

      sounds like the west bank is for gays like you
      you know it’s not racist at all there(apparently the official no jews allowed policy of people who live in Judea(you know the place the gives jews their name isn’t racist at all, while Israel where 20% of the citizens are arab is the real racist country).

      On top of that you’ll enjoy the wonderful honor killings that you’ll receive if you attempt anything close to a pride parade in public.

      Jan 12, 2012 at 11:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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