Are you thinking of making a move to the Show-Me State? If so, we have good news for you – there’s plenty about it love! Missouri is a heartland state known for its excellent barbecue, great pizza, fertile farmland, spirited sports, and warm and welcoming communities. Wherever you are in Missouri, chances are you’ll find it easy to feel at home. Even better, there are several cities, each with its own unique character and personality, that have vibrant and thriving LGBTQ communities. If you’re thinking of moving to Missouri, a few of the cities you may want to consider include: 

  • St. Louis: St. Louis is a city known for many things. It’s the home of the St. Louis Cardinals, Budweiser Brewing Company, the famous Gateway Arch, and gooey butter cake, among other things. It’s also a city becoming increasingly well-known for its warm, welcoming, and continually growing LGBTQ community that adds so much to the character and personality of the city itself. It’s truly a multi-cultural midwestern city where everyone can find their place. Read the full St. Louis Gay City Guide here.
  • Kansas City: Kansas City is a marvelous midwestern city, celebrated for its unique blend of barbecue, jazz music, and fountains. It is a prominent destination for museum-goers, sports fans, art lovers, and those who want to live in a thriving and diverse city with a warm mid-western feel. It is a city full of friendly people in a variety of unique neighborhoods. Kansas City has a growing economy full of opportunity, and plenty to see and do. Truly, it would be a wonderful place to call home! Read the full Kansas City Gay City Guide here.
  • Springfield: Springfield, Missouri is a city of 151,580 located on the Springfield Plateau of the Ozarks.  This city is built on a flat plain with rolling hills and cliffs in every direction. Springfield is an older American city that was founded in 1830 and it has the architecture to reflect that. It is also widely recognized as the birthplace of the famous US Route 66. Springfield is not known for its visible LGBTQ celebrations and events but it does have quite a sizable community. Read more about some of what makes Springfield so wonderful here.

After you’ve decided which city in Missouri is the best fit for you, your next step should be to connect with a realtor who knows that city and its neighborhoods well, and who can help you find a home that you will love and enjoy for many years to come. If you’re ready to do exactly that, we have over 20,000 LGBTQ realtors in our extensive network at, and we are ready to help! Choose an agent and start a conversation – there is never a cost or obligation. We look forward to helping you find your perfect Missouri home soon!