So on our website we have a proud multi-color flag at the bottom because we mean it. Also on our website we can enable a really cool feature that allows us to see where visitors to our site are going. That flag gets clicked so often it is a bright red blob on the heat mapping program, but clicking the flag has not led anywhere until now. I put it there because for us it is a symbol of absolute and unconditional acceptance, as natural as breathing in and breathing out. I put it there because, distressingly, guests have felt the need to call us up to ask if they would be welcomed here.
Massachusetts was the first state to recognize gay marriage — a full decade before the country as a whole did — and its capital city quite fittingly has a host of bars catering to the LGBT community. Whether you're seeking a low-key dive bar or an in-your-face cocktail bar with drag brunches, these six LGBT-friendly bars and clubs in Boston will make you feel right at home. Drag brunches and regular screenings of RuPaul make visiting Trophy Room in the South End a weekly occurrence for some Bostonians — especially those looking for more than just a standard drink. Here, bartenders serve 13 signature craft cocktails with a heavy pour. Club Cafe, also in the South End, has been a mainstay in the Boston nightlife scene since
As the capital city of the first state in the U. The city also touts a number of mainstream clubs that host weekly or monthly gay nights. In recent years one would be hard pressed not to find a rainbow flag proudly hanging from homes and business in just about any neighborhood in the city. Please see our full Calendar of Events.
There may be no town in Massachusetts as gay-friendly as Provincetown. From the bars to the leather shops on Commercial Street to the nude beaches, the town at the tip of Cape Cod is out and proud. If it did have competition for gay-friendliest town in the state, it would probably be Northampton, which arguably has more lesbian couples per capita than any other community in the nation. But while Massachusetts as a state still leads the nation, with an average score of 78 out of points, Provincetown and Northampton scored 70, while Amherst hit only By contrast, Boston, Cambridge, and Worcester all got perfect scores as did 38 other municipalities across America.