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There are a lot of factors that combine to create an ideal lesbian community, such as open and tolerant attitudes, natural beauty, community events and legalized rights.As someone who has recently made a big cross-country move from Portland, Maine to Denver, Colorado based in part on lesbian community, I’ll admit from the start that you’re getting my opinion and experience mixed in here.And yes, I’m skipping the big, well-known cities because you already know about them.

(Maine has full legal rights and protections for LGBT residents.) In the last 10 years, the lesbian (and queer) community has blossomed big time in Portland, Maine.

There’s the lesbian neighborhood, Munjoy Hill, where I grew up as a kid, and it’s definitely not the neighborhood I once knew.

There are lots of lesbian-owned businesses, like Caiola’s and Katahdin, both restaurants that are hip and fun and have amazing food.

You’ll find “out” real estate agents, bankers, mortgage brokers, designers, therapists, doctors and pretty much people in any other service you need.

Considering we live in the land of the free, many gay communities have the opportunity to openly express their sexuality and fly their flags high.

Most anywhere you go, there will be at least a few areas that are very LGBT friendly and will make you feel welcome.

In terms of lesbian communities, certain cities attract larger populations of these same-sex couples because of things like feminism, progressiveness or activist efforts that generate awareness and acceptance.

Regardless, having a large lesbian population is not the only positive attribute of an LGBT area.

There’s entertainment that is queer/lesbian driven, and there’s the Portland Lesbian Coffee House, a meetup group that started in 2007 and really changed the face of lesbian social life in southern Maine.

As a a beautiful city on the coast, there’s lighthouses, parks, bike trails, kayaking, beaches, skiing, First Friday Art Events, breweries, wineries, amazing local food and more to share with your SO.

Don’t forget it’s also a beautiful city on the coast.

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