Study abroad is for everyone including the LGBT community. If you are wondering what study destination is always open and accepting all sexual trends, you can consult the list of cities listed below. These names are recruited based on criteria such as protection law, social acceptance, leisure life and career opportunities for LGBT friends. This list is not in order from low to high.

 Toronto, Canada

Toronto is the largest city in Canada and regularly hosts LGBT-themed events in the year, typically the Pride Festival which lasts about 10 days.The University of Toronto in the city also has a LGBT student club called LGBTOUT. The entertainment life of LGBT people here is also very exciting because there are many bars, exhibitions, art centers, cinemas or general services for the community. Because of this, Toronto ranked third in the list of the best LGBT cities according to Nestpick's survey in 2017 .

Not only Toronto is open to LGBT, other cities like Montreal or Vancouver in Canada also have a safe environment for international students to live comfortably with their sexual orientation. According to the Pew Research Center survey in 2013 , 80% of Canadians believe that society should accept gay people. Canada also ranked third in the list of countries worth living for gay people according to Gallup data .

Copenhagen, Denmark

The Danish capital Copenhagen was ranked first in Lonely Planet's list of the most gay open places in the world . Every year Copenhagen organizes events related to the LGBT community such as the LGBT Film Festival named MIX Copenhagen.

The city is also home to Europe's oldest gay bar, "Centralhjørnet", which was just 100 years old in 2017. In addition, Copenhagen also has fashion shops, water bars and countless services for gay people And yet, in 2014, the city's city hall decided to name the square next to "Rainbow Square" to show its support for the LGBT community.

In terms of national level, Denmark is not only the place that is considered the happiest in the world but also the country that is always open to the LGBT community. This is the first country in the world to establish the National Association of Gay Men and National Association for Gays and Lesbians in 1948 during the gay period, which is still considered illegal in many other countries.

Berlin, Germany

In the 1920s Berlin was considered a vibrant city for the LGBT community.Klaus Wowereit, Berlin's first openly gay mayor, was in office for 13 consecutive years and ended his term in 2014. Today, Berlin can be considered the "gay capital" of Europe.

Every year, the gay and lesbian festival in June and the Folsom Europe festival in September are held in this city. Berlin also has many recreational activities and other types of community such as sauna, bar, night club, museum or windy beaches.

If you don't like Berlin, you can still consider other cities in Germany thatare open to LGBT like Hamburg and Stuttgart. Overall, Germany is also a supporter of LGBT and legalized same-sex marriage and social benefits.

London, United Kingdom

London is a city for all members of society, including LGBT. Pride London is one of the great gay events held here. The LGBT-exclusive areas in this city are Old Compton Street and Soho owns many bars, nightclubs and other entertainment services.

Major universities in the city all have team clubs about LGBT rights for people to freely participate in. The United Kingdom's Student Union also has a great campaign to promote equal rights for the community called NUS LGBT +.

In addition to London (England), other cities in the rest of the UK such as Belfast (Northern Ireland), Edinburgh (Scotland), Cardiff (Wales) are also ideal study destinations for students. LGBT community.

Madrid and Barcelona, ​​Spain

Madrid is one of the cities with the largest LGBT community in Europe when there are more than 500,000 people in the world. The Chueca Region is the center of LGBT in this city because all services available to the community can be found here. The gay festival in Madrid called Orgullo attracts nearly 2 million attendees every July every year.

Similar to Madrid, the city of Barcelona in Spain is very open to LGBT.Almost always in the city there are community events such as gay film festival, LGBT literary festival and homosexual parade every August. In 2014, the state of Catalonia in Barcelona city is located Lac has issued LGBT rights protection laws. With this law, LGBT discriminators with force or words can be fined up to 140,000 euros (nearly 4 billion VND).

Thanks to the above things that Madrid and Barcelona are called "gayborhoods" - gay neighbors. In general Spain is a safe study abroad country for LGBT international students as it is the third country to legalize same-sex marriage in the world.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is one of the cities for the world's most popular and popular LGBT community. There are over 100 shops, bars, clubs and hotels for the community in this city. There is also the Homomonument area used to commemorate homosexuals all over the world. If possible, international students should learn about the LGBT organization in the city called IGLYO.

Apart from the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, other cities such as Utretcht, Hague or Rotterdam also have a safe environment for LGBT students. The Netherlands is the first country to legalize same-sex marriage in the world, so the country is a paradise for the LGBT community.

San Francisco and New York, USA

San Francisco is undoubtedly the capital of gay people in the United States as the place where many important events in LGBT community history take place. Castro is the most gay area in the city with many activities and related events. According to a Gallup survey in 2015 , San Francisco is the US city with the largest number of people in the LGBT community, accounting for 6.2% of the city's population.

The famous New York City is also an ideal place to study abroad for the LGBT community. You can almost see the presence of this community anywhere here. It is not natural that Taylor Swift's famous song "Welcome to New York" has the phrase " you can want who you want, boys and boys and girls and girls ". The focus area of ​​the LGBT community here is Hell's Kitchen with many trendy bars, restaurants and clubs for you to explore.