Gayest Cities in America, 2013

Being a great LGBT city doesn’t just mean having a raucous nightlife, so if you expected to see Hell’s Kitchen or the Castro, you’re reading the wrong list.



6. Salt Lake City (pop. 189,899) Last year’s gayest city isn’t exactly country, but you’d never know by visiting the Trapp (, a welcoming, wood-paneled bar that serves cocktails in jam jars. Though many clubs are very quiet during the week, on the weekends the college crowd and queers from all over the metropolitan area descend on Jam ( and Paper Moon ( Sugar House is a gay-friendly hood, and the Tower Theatre ( has long been an LGBT meeting spot and cultural touchstone.