Many annual Pride marches that were once solemn protests against repression have become celebrations of now-existing rights or progress, reflecting the strength of LGBT communities. Activists claim he is also against same-sex marriage and adoption rights. Studies that try to do this often look at political or legal metrics such as freedom to marry, or laws protecting against discrimination. Birmingham, Alabama, obtained a full score for passing comprehensive non discrimination ordinances , along with other cities such as Cleveland in Ohio, a state that had previously prohibited same-sex marriage and civil unions. Other global surveys have tried to assess friendliness by covering public attitudes, access to nightlife and personal safety. A survey by the housing website Nestpick ranked the best LGBT cities by asking thousands of people how friendly they felt their city was based on safety and nightlife.
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Same-sex marriage may be the law of the land, but before wedding bells chime, there's the dating scene. For all LGBT singles out there, it's easier than ever to navigate a city's gay community. The data was compiled by focusing on factors such as the percentage of single people; the size of the LGBT community; the Municipal Equality Index MEI , which rates cities based on their equality in relation to the gay community and is compiled by civil rights organization the Human Rights Campaign; bars per , people; and the cost of a single drink. The total possible city score was Here are 16 of those cities with the best dating scene.
Europe has some of the most gay-friendly countries in the world with extremely progressive LGBTQ rights. However, these are largely confined to the North and West. The further East you head on the continent, the less gay-friendly it becomes.
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