Minneapolis made US history last year by electing Andrea Jenkins, the first openly trans woman of colour to office in
Studies that try to do this often look at political or legal metrics such as freedom to marry, or laws protecting against discrimination.
Which is the world's most LGBT-friendly city?
Madrid, Amsterdam and Toronto came out as the top three.
Description: This is even the case in Russia, where activists say two people were killed last week and nearly 40 detained , as part of a new homophobic crackdown by police in the Chechnya region. And with a newly elected far-right government, there are fears it could get worse.