By Andrew Collins. Almost one in five North Dakotans reside in the attractive river city of Fargo, which is home to North Dakota State University and has a population of about ,, along with another 40, or so in its smaller neighbor and sister city, Moorhead, Minnesota home to Minnesota State University Moorhead. By no significant measure could you call the Fargo-Moorhead area a major gay destination, but there is a surprisingly large community of LGBT residents here thanks, in part, to the large population of students and faculty at area universities , and Fargo is considered one of the more progressive parts of fairly conservative North Dakota. The two cities jointly produce the increasingly well-attended Fargo-Moorhead Gay Pride celebration each August - the dates this year are August 18 through August 21,
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When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriages, America generally, and the gay community specifically, celebrated. Same-sex marriages, and the gay and lesbian movement is more mainstream than ever. While the national discussion has been brought to the forefront, at the state level, conversations continue. Did you know that an estimated 0. That ranks as the number 47 most gay state in the nation. That means there are a total of gay households in The Peace Garden State. Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in North Dakota.
A conversation on Grindr in Williston, North Dakota. My one and only liaison in the oil fields of western North Dakota was with a year-old truck driver. Like most such encounters in the oil patch, ours originated on Grindr , the mobile hookup app for gay, bisexual, and curious men.
The state of North Dakota has improved in its treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents in the late s and into the 21st Century, when LGBT residents began to openly establish events, organizations and outlets for fellow LGBT residents and allies, and increase in political and community awareness. In the s, Mrs. A bar in Fargo, North Dakota had a "gay section" and local Chinese restaurant transformed into a popular disco at night. In the s, the Fargo City Mayor, Jon Lindgren , caused some controversy when he publicly supported gay rights and supported the efforts of a local gay businessman to open up a gay bar, "My Place".