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Philadelphia's Brittany Lynn -- the "First Lady " of Philadelphia's Gayborhood

Michael Cook | Posted 12.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

From the stages of the most legendary nightclubs in The City of Brotherly Love to nationally known The Mummers Parade, Ian Morrison (the man behind the lady known as Brittany Lynn) has made themselves a force of nature in Philadelphia.

Formerly Gay and for Rent: The Changing Face of New York City's Chelsea Neighborhood

Scott Stiffler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scott Stiffler

It's a cold day indeed when you find yourself huddled against what used to be the Rawhide bar, bitterly surveying a vanilla-speckled permafrost of banks and franchises and chain stores. Is it not enough that the pharmacies and Starbucks outnumber the sex shops and watering holes, and have for quite some time?

Tony Hawk Just Became A Queer Hero

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

The Intersection of Queer and Gay -- And Straight?

Lewis DeSimone | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lewis DeSimone

A neighborhood isn't just a plot of land. It's a culture. And changing that is a lot harder -- and a lot less defensible -- than repainting your walls or planting different flowers in the yard.

Are Our Gayborhoods Straightening?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

There goes the gayborhood? New research from University of British Columbia sociologist Amin Ghazian has found that historically gay neighborhoods ...

Is West Hollywood Becoming 'Less Gay'?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It's been Southern California's premier "gayborhood" for decades, but is West Hollywood losing its hold over the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgende...

What's The Benefit Of Living In A 'Gayborhood'?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The sociological and economic benefits of urban "gayborhoods" -- loosely defined as neighborhoods in which many gay men and lesbians concentrate -- wa...

Lakeview Crime Rates On Decline, Despite Community Outrage

Posted 09.26.2011 | Chicago

Story by Erica Demarest, courtesy of the Windy City Times In the wake of several recent violent crimes in Boystown, many residents are adamant that...