Parts of New England are surprisingly friendly to gay and lesbian culture, while other parts are still deeply antipathetic toward the culture. As elsewhere in the country, the larger cities tend to be more accommodating to gay travelers than smaller towns. Provincetown, Massachusetts at the very end of Cape Cod , is without a doubt the most gay-friendly town in New England. Rainbow flags fly proudly throughout the town, and it's safe to say this is a must-visit place for any first-time gay or lesbian traveler to the region. Northampton, Massachusetts -- home to Smith College -- boasts a substantial and thriving lesbian community. Overall, Vermont has traditionally been the most welcoming of the New England states to gay travelers; it is a specific destination for visitors who want to utilize or support the state's law acknowledging civil unions.
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Aims and objectives: To develop an understanding of lesbian-, gay-, bisexual-, transgender-specific mental health and substance abuse needs in rural populations and to improve data about sexual orientation and gender identity. Background: Existing literature on mental health needs for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender populations has continued to reveal higher levels of need. Research has also demonstrated that few mental health providers have expertise or comfort in treating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender clients. Design: Descriptive correlational study. Patient zip code information was used to determine the levels of rurality.
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In the ensuing years, the group began to compile a slide show on LGBTQ history that was shown at bars, college campuses, and other venues. The exhibition broke attendance records at the library, drawing approximately 55, visitors. THP now maintains one of the largest independent LGBTQ archives in the nation, which includes more than collections from organizations and individuals encompassing more than one million documents.