Different for Girls: Top 5 Lesbian Meccas

What's a girl to do once she's crossed off San Francisco, New York, West Hollywood, and Portland, and done the Dinah to death? It's time to trot to these off-radar, lesbian hotspots.

BY Aefa Mulholland

July 19 2009 11:00 PM ET

2. Madison, Wis.

Another academic hot spot, but also a city with serious political clout, Wisconsin's capital is the seat of out lesbian representative Tammy Baldwin. The isthmus city (Madison is perched between lakes Mendota and Monona) is a dynamic, welcoming, and active college town of 230,000.

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Best spot to meet the girls

You'll find the U.W. girls -- and the women who teach them -- at the lesbian lounge the Foxhole, a women's space within LGBT venue Club 5, or cruising shelves at A Room of One's Own feminist bookstore.

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