London - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a good city for LGBT expatriates? Why or why not?

Even the rugby and football teams have pride flags in their stadiums and on their uniforms. It seems to be a non issue here. - Jan 2024

There seemed to be a strong, welcoming LGBT community in the city. - Nov 2022

I think so - Aug 2022

Unknown, but probably! - May 2022

Yes. - Jun 2017

Very LGBT friendly. - Feb 2017

Yes. - Feb 2016

I think so! There's a large Pride parade and there are plenty of gay/lesbian bars and LGBT events around the city. Marriage and civil unions are legal here, and generally people seem pretty accepting. - Nov 2015

Yes. London is liberal as any big city in the U.S. - Aug 2015

Yes. - Jun 2015

Yes. - Jun 2015

Yes. - May 2015

They flew rainbow flags at the Embassy for Gay Pride Month, which is awesome. - Aug 2014

I'm gay and I had a great time in London. Using the same discretion I would in Canada, I never felt uncomfortable. I would hold my partner's hand while walking in parks, etc., and never had any problems. There is a wide variety of social circles and nightclubs to be involved in. - Sep 2012

Very accepting. - Jan 2012

Very accepting of gay and lesbian lifestyles. - Aug 2011

Yes! - Nov 2009

I would say so judging by the Soho area alone. - Mar 2009

There seem to be a huge population. - Sep 2008

Absolutely! Mayor Ken Livingston wants London to be the gay mecca of the world. - Feb 2008

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