This metro area is at the top of the list when it comes to the percentage of residents who identify as LGBT: Every night it's packed. SAGE Metro Portland has developed several initiatives including a program designed to assist senior housing providers in reaching their goals of having an attractive housing option for the growing LGBT senior community. Ultimately, even the most progressive laws and equal representation at political levels do not necessarily reflect the efficiency of enforcement, or indeed capture the lived experience of discrimination and fear many LGBT people face every day. At least Kansas' biggest city may be the next best thing.
SinceFayetteville fought to get an LGBTQ nondiscrimination law on its books, but the state supreme court struck it down in January.
Wilks counted down again, and queer and trans people embraced their partners, now with the gusto he demanded. This vibrant Pacific Northwest metro area counts 5. Cleveland might get its share of snow in the winter, but the area has over golf courses, beautiful Cuyahoga Valley National Park and more than 21, acres of designated park space in the city, not to mention beautiful Lake Erie beaches. If your city isn't on here, there's always time to get to work.
There is progress being made and 16 Ohio cities have anti-discrimination ordinances on the books.