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Gaycation in Columbus: Where to eat, drink and have fun.


Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the gayest of them all? This may come as a surprise, but Columbus has been declared as the gayest big city in Ohio. According to Community Research Partners, there are 8.72 same sex couples per 1,000 households. 


Named “Up-and-Coming Gay City of 2011” in the “Best of GayCities: The World According to Gays, Columbus might soon take San Francisco’s place as the gayest city in America.

Ohio’s capital city has come a long way since 1981, when its first pride marchers had to wear bags over their head to protect their identities. Now, Columbus has a thriving LGBTQ community, gay-friendly restaurants and bars, hip galleries, and a progressive gay scene.

Columbus manages to satisfy every taste and need – from leather daddy joints to sports bars and go-go boys/girls trendy venues, there is something for everyone. So, what’s the best gay hot spot in Columbus?

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