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

Madrid has massive a Pride Week celebration. Seems like a good place to be yourself. - Sep 2019


Yes, very LGBT-friendly. Going out in Chueca is so much fun. - Jun 2019


Yes. Very open, very liberal community. - Mar 2017


There are many gays in Spain, so I don't see it being a problem. - Apr 2012


From what I heard, paradoxically, Madrid seems to have a thriving gay scene and accept it, but at the same time some real social issues seem to remain. Remember this a very catholic country and it was under a very hard dictator, Franco, until 40 years ago. - Oct 2011


They are pretty liberal in Spain. - Aug 2010


Probably so. - Feb 2009


Madrid is a gay destination and hosted Europride 2007.There are many gay bars and clubs from the chicest to sleaziest. It is an easy place to date for men. There is also at least one lesbian bar in Chueca. If you fall in love with a Spaniard you can marry him or her. - Jan 2008


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