Your LGBTQ Travel Resource for Long Beach, CA
Long Beach is one of the “Gayest Cities in America” according to The Advocate and the city earned a perfect score of 100 on the 2016 Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index!
Great California cuisine, small “gayborhoods” throughout the city, marine life at the Aquarium, beaches, one of the country’s biggest Pride events, and a relaxed atmosphere all conspire to make Long Beach a surprisingly gay city.
We also offer a great value as a base for seeing the rest of Southern California! Situated conveniently between Orange County/Anaheim and Los Angeles. Award-winning Long Beach Airport (LGB) is small, efficient and provides a first-class experience for all travelers.
Long Beach is a great place for LGBTQ singles, couples and families! Our residents are diverse, friendly, laid-back and led by Robert Garcia, the first openly gay person to be elected Mayor of Long Beach.
Over the years, the LBGT community has been well represented by the City Council and strong allies,” Mayor Robert Garcia said. “That continues to be the case. As mayor, I continue to work to ensure that everyone in our city is treated equally.”
“Long Beach has been named, continues to be named, one of the most LGBT-friendly cities, really anywhere . . . we continuously rank in the top five of LGBTQ-friendly cities, when it comes to LGBT law and the LGBT community, and we’re really glad about that.” Mayor Robert Garcia, 2016.
Learn more about Dr. Robert Garcia, the first openly gay person to be elected Mayor of Long Beach.
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