South Beach Wins Award For Having World's Sexiest Gay Men

It's really heartwarming to know that people of all different races, religions and sexual orientations can regularly agree on one thing: that South Beach is just one hell of a sexy place. While the readers of mainstream mags like Travel + Leisure regularly cite Miami as being home to the most attractive people in surveys, gay magazine Mark's List's readers have now crowned South Beach as "City with the World's Sexiest People."

Mark's List, which started as a Broward County-centric gay event listing and party photo site, recently made its way into print and is now seeking a more national audience, so they kicked off their first annual "Amazing Gay Travel" awards. Winners both international and in Floridia were recognized, but it's no surprise that most of the Florida awards went to locations in Wilton Manors, Ft. Lauderdale and Key West. See our feature story on the South Beach gay exodus from last year to learn why it's not surprise why. 

Miami did score wins, though, for "World's Best LGBT Event" for the White Party, "Best New LGBT Hotel in the World" for Lords South Beach, and most significantly the sexy people category.

"Regardless of cultural evolution and occasional stagnation, South Beach has never compromised the fashion novelty that placed it on the map more than half a century ago," writes Mark's List. "The legend of beautiful people, fashionistas, and hipsters has generated a self-fulfilling prophecy, as stunning men and women from around the world come to South Beach to outshine one another."

Given that "statistics" show we're also one of the most vain cities in America, we can't say that we're at all surprised. 

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