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Reddit users say these are the most underrated cities for gays

You probably know some LGBT meccas around the world — Berlin, New York, and San Francisco come to mind, for example — but Redditors have been listing the world’s most “most underrated cities for gays” in a recent thread.

Here are the responses so far, with Instagram posts for illustration and explanations from Redditors where applicable.

San Diego, California

 

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“The city doesn’t have a lot compared to other major cities, but the guys there are very attractive.”

Boulder, Colorado

 

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“Some smaller cities and towns are remarkably good.”

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Denver, Colorado

 

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Washington, D.C.

 

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“Very lucky to have grown up in such a positive environment. Best gay sports bars in the country, in my opinion.”

St. Petersburg, Florida

 

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Atlanta, Georgia

 

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New Orleans, Louisiana

 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

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Columbus, Ohio

 

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Charleston, South Carolina


“[I lived] for a while in North Carolina, and I’ve spent a lot of time in South Carolina, too, and if I had to pick a city to stay in for a while in either state, it would be here.”

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São Paulo, Brazil

 

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“There are clubs and bars for every taste of men.”

Grimsby, England

 

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London, England

 

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“Nobody seems to understand fully how amazing the nightlife is for gays.”

Lisbon, Portugal


“I think it’s popular in Europe, but Portugal as a whole gets overlooked by Americans. Also importantly, [it’s] very accepting of LGBT people.”