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St. Louis LGBT

St. Louisans know how to have a good time and want to share the best of their hometown with all visitors. To quote former St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, one element central to this community is “our willingness to celebrate our diversity.”

This welcoming river city on the mighty Mississippi will win you over with its charming neighborhoods, exceptional arts and cultural attractions, amazing dining and nightlife and warm, friendly locals. No matter when you visit, St. Louis is always filled with festivals, theatre and musical performances and spectacular events sure to please.

As the home of one of the Midwest’s largest PrideFests, St. Louis is proud to be selected as one of the entries in the book, 50 Fabulous Gay-Friendly Places to Live and is equally proud to have been named one of Advocate magazine’s top 10 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) friendly cities. So enjoy your visit with us and take advantage of everything St. Louis has to offer!

For up-to-the-minute information on special events scheduled during the dates of your St. Louis visit, check out our Events page.

To learn more our dynamic LGBT and allied community check out St. Louis’ storied life/style, entertainment and news source, The Vital Voice.

For more information on the LGBT community in St. Louis please visit the the official website for the LGBT Center of St. Louis.

Check out Renegade STL and their walking tourQueer St. Louis.  The tour highlights LGBT people, places, and landmark moments that have been hidden or erased from much of our historical memory.

Check out these articles about LGBT St. Louis!

Gay St. Louis – Daily Extra Travel
“Beyond the iconic Gateway Arch, whose observation area offers views of up to 30 miles on a clear day, the Clydesdale horses of the Anheuser-Busch brewery and the city’s many parks, St Louis’ gay centers are also vibrant and diverse.”

The Perfect Pride Weekend in St. Louis – Out Magazine
“St. Louis is one of the midwest’s most exciting destinations and the soulful city puts on an action-packed gay pride that welcomes more than 200,000 attendees annually.”

St. Louis: Awesomeness in the Midwest – 2TravelDads
“PrideFest St Louis is one of the festivals that’s become a great place to celebrate gay families and the overall progress made through the years.”

Gay-friendly cities that might surprise you: St. Louis, Missouri – Globetrotter Girls
“St Louis, Missouri, might not be best known as a gay-friendly destination, but let me tell you: St Louis was voted one of Advocate magazine’s top 10 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) friendly cities and is included in the book 50 Fabulous Gay-Friendly Places to Live!”

So Much To Do and See in St. Louis – The Eagle
“Whether you are into Broadway shows, opera, baseball or anything, you will find it in St. Louis.”