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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – If the rankings of a national magazine are any indication, the Minneapolis-St. Paul area has lost a little bit of its gay cachet in the last 12 months.

One year after they ranked the Twin Cities the number one gay metropolitan area in the U.S., The Advocate says Salt Lake City is now the nation’s GLBT utopia.

Minneapolis-St. Paul slipped all the way to seventh place, after the “far-less-oppressive-than-it-used-to-be” Utah capital, Orlando, Fla., Cambridge, Mass., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Seattle and Ann Arbor, Mich.

In the category of small victories, the Twin Cities still ranked higher than New York City or San Francisco, which are traditionally viewed as the most gay-friendly cities in the country.

The Advocate said Minneapolis-St. Paul still boasts the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus, Twin Cities Pride, and the Twin Cities GLBT and Allied Business Community.

The magazine added, “Sheesh, just get domestic-partnered already!”

Last year’s rankings earned national attention, including a story on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.”

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