Category Archives: Relocation / Moving
Moving to Another City? The Straight Talk on Taxes – Here a Look at 10 LGBTQ Friendly Cities.
In many ways, moving to a new house in new location is an exciting and momentous event. It often signifies the start of a new chapter, the next adventure, and a world of new possibilities and opportunities to discover. While there are many wonderful things about moving once you’ve finally made your decision about where to go and why, there are also plenty of factors to consider prior to making that decision. Sometimes, when people decide to move, it is […]
How to Choose an LGBTQ-Friendly Community You’ll Love When Considering a Relocation
Maybe you’ve received an offer for your dream job – but it requires you to move halfway across the country. Or, perhaps you’ve worked hard all your life, and now you’re ready to retire – and a house by the water on a beautiful stretch of beach is calling your name. Maybe you’ve fallen in love and you don’t want your long-distance relationship to be so long-distance any more. Or possibly, you just want a change of scenery and a […]
The Gay Neighborhoods of New Orleans
Are you considering a move to New Orleans? This unique city offers a melting pot of various cultures, creating a place like no other. Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to raise a family or a great place to party and meet people, New Orleans has it. But does it have a gay neighborhood? It doesn’t just have one; it has three! If you’re looking for a gay community in New Orleans, here are three neighborhoods you may want […]
Cities with the Best Pride Festivals
While an amazing pride festival may not be on your list of needs or wants for a new home, it is a nice perk. Being able to celebrate who you are with others in the LGBTQ community is a lot of fun. A big pride event is also usually a good sign that the community and the city are supportive of the LGBTQ community throughout the year. Here are a few of the cities that offer the most amazing pride […]
LA’s LGBTQ Community
Los Angeles is known for being the heart of the U.S. film industry, but it’s also known for its history with the LGBTQ community. LA may not have played quite as large a role as San Francisco or New York City in the community’s growth and acceptance, but it has been the site of a number of important steps for gay and lesbian rights. The Counterculture Movement of the 1960s was one of the first major LGBTQ movements, highlighting the […]
Living the LGBT Life in Connecticut
Thinking about moving to the northeast? Connecticut is one of the most beautiful states in New England, and it’s also one of the friendliest towards the LGBT community. The state was the second in the country to legalize same-sex marriage, so that should tell you right off that you’ll be quite welcome there. There are also hate crime laws that protect people on the basis of sexual and gender identity, employment protection laws, and more. Same-sex partners can enjoy full […]
Where to Live in New Mexico
New Mexico: the Land of Enchantment. The American Southwest is a gorgeous setting, and it’s a great place for you to start your new life. Moving to New Mexico for work, school, retirement, or simply for a change of scenery can be a big change. If you’re moving for work or school, you may not have an option as to where you live. But if you get to decide where you’re moving and are a member of the LGBT community, […]
Should You Look Outside the Gayborhood?
If you’re considering moving to a city that has a gayborhood, should you only consider living in that area? There are some LGBT people who love having neighbors who are a part of the community, while there are others who don’t really care one way or another. While living in a neighborhood that is predominantly home to LGBT individuals and families does have its advantages, there are also reasons why you shouldn’t immediately discount the rest of the city. Here […]
The LGBT Life in Chicago
Life in Illinois can be very rewarding. The state has a very diverse population, and there are many cities here that are very welcoming to members of the LGBT community. Few people realize that Illinois is actually the sixth-most populous state in the country, which means a lot of people are packed into what is a fairly small area. While most of these people live in or around Chicago, there are some smaller suburbs and neighborhoods that might be a […]
Which Idaho Cities Are the Most Welcoming?
Idaho may not sound like a very appealing place for anyone to move to, but the state has much more to offer than just the potatoes it’s famous for. Idaho has acres of gorgeous landscape that practically glows under some of the best sunsets you’ll ever see. With great housing costs, a lot of outdoor activities, and some welcoming towns, you won’t find a better place for peace and quiet than Idaho. Of course, Idaho does have its pockets of […]