Welcome to Bloomington, Indiana — home to a large and active population of same-sex couples and one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest, both socially and politically.
This is a city that prides itself on being open, friendly and welcoming to people of all walks of life. Even Indiana University has been recognized for creating a LGBT-friendly campus climate, receiving the highest possible five-star rating from the LGBT-Friendly Campus Pride Index in 2012!
According to Out Traveler Magazine "almost everything and everybody in this town says ‘Welcome!'" and that's not an exaggeration. But don't let the small-town charm fool you: this town is brimming with art, culture and diversity too.
In this section you'll find out why Bloomington is the "4th gayest city in America" and get information on some businesses that cater to the GLBT market.
In fact, B-town was recently listed among 10 LGBT Vacation Destinations: Small Cities and Towns!
"The verdict: Whether you're gay, straight, or somewhere in between, Bloomington offers something rarely found in this country: a small town with a bold history of openness and acceptance." - Out Traveler Magazine