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  MONTREAL GAY VILLAGE _ GO Montreal _ Discover Areas _ Gay Village
But in fact, it wasn’t until 1984 that the gay bars moved east en masse to the Centre-Sud area, and then it was mainly for financial reasons, as business-minded bar owners realized that the downtown core was becoming more expensive.
By 1985, there were barely any gay establishments left in the west end; some remained in the Red Light District, but the bulk of gay society was sipping drinks in what was now known as the Gay Village.
Today, queer establishments and events are sprinkled throughout the city, from the university clusters in the west of downtown to the underground dyke nightlife in Mile End to the charming cafés of Verdun.
www.go-montreal.com /areas_village.htm   (760 words)

 Bars in the Gay Village Manchester
Manchester's Gay Village is without doubt the livliest area of the city and this is reflected by the number of pubs, bars and clubs dotted around Canal Street, or 'anal treet' as it's also affectionately known locally.
Lined with gay bars, clubs, cafe's and shops, it's packed at night time with gays, lesbians, transexuals and transvetites who have flocked to the area from all over the world.
Whilst 'The Village' is full of gay bars, most of them are straight friendly and the popularity of the area with hetrosexuals underlines the welcoming open-minded attitude Mancunians are famed for.
www.manchesterbars.com /location-gayvillage.htm   (754 words)

  Less gay, Less village   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But even as the gay village gains popularity as a mainstream destination, some of the factors driving that development are conspiring to make it less of a necessity for gays to live here, and many are abandoning the village to seek homes elsewhere in the city.
So that even as the gay village reflects a more mainstream appeal, it is also becoming less desired, or required, among its core: More and more gays are leaving the environs of the village for other areas of the city -- even taking up residence in the once unthinkable suburbs.
The land the village sits upon was once the estate of Alexander Wood, a gay merchant and magistrate who was involved in a sex scandal in 1810.
www.canada.com /nationalpost/news/artslife/torontomag/story.html?id=3e0ef5b3-a096-4f6c-8153-a5948d2b39de   (635 words)

 Gay Manchester and Manchester Gay Village
Manchester has a large, lively and energetic Gay and Lesbian community, and their needs are catered for in an area which has come to be known as the Gay Village in Manchester.
The Gay Village is centred around Chorlton Street and Canal Street, just a few minutes walk from Piccadilly Gardens, as far as Dale Street, and includes Sackville Street, Whitworth Street and Princess Street.
Established in 1992, "Queer Up North" was the country's first gay arts festival and took form as a sense of excitement was emerging around queer culture in Manchester in the early nineties.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /gay/gay-vill1.html   (697 words)

 BBC - Birmingham Pride 2004 - The Gay Village Guide
Originally I'm an outsider in Birmingham but when it comes to the gay village on Hurst street I am no outsider here's my walk through guide to the "Scene" in Brum.
If you're wondering where the gay village, head for The Hippodrome, keep it on your right hand side and keep walking eventually you will come to a pub called Missing.
Your in lower Essex street now and at the top end is Essex street which is where Kudos is. It is famous in the area for a mixed gay and straight crowd at the weekends.
www.bbc.co.uk /birmingham/gay_village/pride_2004/gay_village_guide.shtml   (803 words)

 Gay Village St. Georg
Gays and lesbians have loved to live and work in this clearly laid-out, central part of town between the main station and the Alster lake for years - as proved by a whole load of trendy bars, especially down Lange Reihe, Steindamm, Pulverteich, Danziger Strasse and Rostocker Strasse.
An abundance of gay cinemas, hotels and shops are located on Steindamm, right next to the main station.
Rainbow colours decorate the houses, the cafés are popular meeting places and gay and lesbians think nothing of walking hand-in-hand down this funky thoroughfare.
www.hamburg-tourism.de /Gay_Village_St__Geor.468.0.html?&L=1   (268 words)

 Outbyview.com Launches A Second Commercial To Promote Gay Tourism In Montreal, Canada
Recognized by the international gay and lesbian community for its effervescence, its warm hospitality and its open-mindedness, Montreal is also home to the Gay Chamber of Commerce of Quebec, which is the second largest gay chamber of commerce in the world after the USA's.
Its members are present in all spheres of the economy, and are not limited to Montreal's gay village.
An IGLTA member, Canadian Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Outbyview works with gay and gay-friendly travel agencies and tour operators that wish to offer Canada to their individual, group and incentive clientele.
www.prweb.com /releases/2006/8/prweb422586.htm   (616 words)

 Gay News From 365Gay.com
In most cities gay neighborhoods grew on their own - usually after a major LGBT business, usually a bar - became a magnet for other businesses to follow.
Traditionally gays and lesbians would then move into the area because it was close to those spots.
With no village as a focal point, and a reputation as not gay friendly, Liverpool has never had its own gay pride celebration.
www.365gay.com /newscon05/09/091805liverpool.htm   (365 words)

 Gay Village
The Gay Village or Pink Triangle as it is sometimes known is situated between the Central Station and the Metro Radio Arena.
There are several pubs and night clubs to choose from, with the Powerhouse one of the only exclusive gay night clubs in the north east.
The Pink Triangle is expanding rapidly with new gay bars and clubs opening with the re-development of the area.
www.weir86.freeserve.co.uk /GayVillage.html   (224 words)

 Gay Montreal - Montreal's Gay Village. Gay Clubs, Bars, Restaurants. Friendly Gay Montreal Info.
The Gay Village in Montreal is easily recognizable by the flag proudly waving over the Beaudry metro station, the festive environment, its numerous hotels, inns, cafés, bars, restaurants and its terrasses in the summer.
An institution in the Gay Village of Montreal.
Located on rue Sainte-Catherine, right in the heart of the Montréal Gay Village, it is also one of the emblems of this dynamic district.
www.orenoque.com /gay-montreal   (838 words)

 village voice > nyclife > The Queer Issue: Beyond Gay Marriage: The Next Battle for Acceptance by Corina Zappia
Watch the news reports on gay marriage and you'd think the queer community had magically morphed into a Noah's Ark of same-sex couples—all conveniently packaged two by two, a place for everything and everything in its place.
A lesbian can kiss a gay man, a transgender can sleep with a straight woman—without fear of the reproach they might receive elsewhere from members of the queer and straight communities alike.
Copyright © 2007 Village Voice LLC, 36 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003 The Village Voice and Voice are registered trademarks of Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC.
www.villagevoice.com /nyclife/0625,zappia,73586,15.html   (1871 words)

 Toronto Pronto - [ Things to do in the Toronto Gay Village ]
You will know you are in the Village when you see all the rainbow flags, rainbow banners and even rainbow street signs.
In the village the streets are always crowded, summer and winter.
So, needless to say, the Gay Village is pretty large - one of the largest in the world.
www.gaytorontohotels.com /gay-village.htm   (206 words)

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Dubbed “The Village” by locals, this predominantly gay neighbourhood in the heart of downtown is host to Canada's largest annual gay and lesbian Pride celebrations.
is home to more than 4 million people, the gay and lesbian village is nestled in the downtown core, centered around the intersection of Church and Wellesley Streets.
Vibrant eye-candy by day, Toronto's energy-drenched Village struts her best stuff by night, unveiling an irresistibly seductive mosaic of orientations, cultures, ages, shapes and sizes.
www.torontotourism.com /Visitor/WhatToSeeAndDo/Neighbourhoods/TheGayVillage.htm   (279 words)

 Gay Village Card - Discounts in gay / gay friendly businesses in Manchester
of our businesses are gay owned or gay friendly and welcome gay customers.
Are you a member of an organised gay social group
NEY BACK GUARANTEE : If within 30 days you are not 100% happy with your Gay Village Card you will receive a full refund.
www.gayvillagecard.com   (190 words)

 Gay Village
The Gay Village or Pink Triangle as it is sometimes known is situated between the Central Station and the Metro Radio Arena.
There are several pubs and night clubs to choose from, with the Powerhouse one of the only exclusive gay night clubs in the north east.
The Pink Triangle is expanding rapidly with new gay bars and clubs opening with the re-development of the area.
www.pubsnewcastle.co.uk /GayVillage.html   (226 words)

 UK Gay News - Make Poverty History: Manchester’s Queer Community Bands Together
Manchester’s Gay Village Businesses, The Lesbian and Gay Foundation, Operation Fundraiser, George House Trust and Oxfam have joined forces to encourage the queer community to support the Make Poverty History campaign, a UK coalition of organisations and celebrities that are asking the world’s leaders to take a stand against global poverty in 2005.
Sackville Park will play host to a number of speeches from representatives of the LGB community asking the gay community to sign up to the campaign and show their support either by wearing a white band or attending the Make Poverty History rally before the G8 world leaders in Edinburgh on 2nd July.
Many village businesses in Manchester’s famed “Village” are also helping to promote the initiative hosting white-themed parties, or special events over the course of the weekend.
www.ukgaynews.org.uk /Archive/2005may/2001.htm   (505 words)

 Gay Toronto's Queer West Village visitor information
Toronto is on the list of growing international cities that claim to having more than one “gay village”.
There are no purely gay bars in this part of town; instead there are mixed events and venues that provide a safe and welcoming place to party and be yourself.
Gay West Bike Club – No membership required and tourists are welcome to participate in the monthly rides, including the annual Pride Ride - Bike Club and Yes the Queer west Village has many more clubs and social groups
gaywest.905host.net /files/queerwestvillage.php   (2774 words)

 Gay Village   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The gay village is, well, the lesbian and gay part of town.
One particular establishment is so popular, they could serve shards of glass in the food, and the public would still come to Sunday brunch because it's the place.
The gay village is centred at Church and Wellesley and runs north for about one block and south for about two.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /~mbarrie/gayvillage.html   (151 words)

 GAY VILLAGE, Burlington: 2000
What would be the best of commercial street in Provincetown and a gay village to live in where you have single and multiple housing free to have yards, dogs, cats and room?
Remember that Provincetown draws a lot of shoppers that are non gay too, but its a town made safe to be gay.
We can even consider elder gay housing in an accessible spot so we can all care for elders, something that we will not have if we have no relatives/children.
www.mountainpridemedia.org /oitm/issues/1998/oct98/voioct1.htm   (684 words)

 Village Voice Sex Harass Suit - October 14, 2005
OCTOBER 14--A former editor at The Village Voice, the progressive alternative weekly, claims that he was sexually harassed and exposed to a barrage of crude comments about his gay lifestyle before being unjustly fired last year after 38 years at the New York newspaper.
Goldstein, who is well-known for his coverage of gay issues and who edited the Voice's annual "Queer Issue," also contends that the weekly has engaged in age discrimination by firing many of its older workers over the last few years.
On six of the suit's seven claims, Goldstein is seeking in excess of $1 million in damages.
www.thesmokinggun.com /archive/1014051vv1.html   (327 words)

 GayLinkContent.com - Toronto Police Go to Gay Village for New Recruits - - Story Detail
Toronto police held a recruiting session in the city's gay village Saturday afternoon in an effort to diversify its ranks.
Gail Steed from the police employment unit told CP that the information sessions for the gay community are a natural extension of that outreach.
Mike Schneider, 23, who arrived early for the closed session, told the Toronto Star that he heard about a few recruiting events being held at a community center in recent weeks, but this was the first one he had attended himself.
www.gaylinknews.com /storydetail2.cfm?storyid=13064   (366 words)

 Gay and Lesbian Cruises, Vacations and Tours: gaytravel.com | Cape Town Detail
It is a lively and open-minded city to visit, and perfect for the gay traveler looking for a little adventure and a lot of culture, as well as a lively nightlife.
In particular, the gay village in Green Point features plenty of gay entertainment and gay friendly restaurants, bars, clubs, and lodging options.
The city as a whole is very tolerant, so the gay traveler should have no problems letting loose and enjoying what...
www.gaytravel.com /guide/LocaleDetail.cfm?ThisLocaleID=416&Context=business   (146 words)

 CANOE -- CNEWS - Canada: Toronto cops seeking gay recruits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
TORONTO (CP) - Toronto police were in the heart of the city's gay village Saturday afternoon hoping to further expand the force's diversity portfolio through one of many recruiting sessions aimed at members of the gay community.
Gail Steed from the police employment unit said the information sessions for the gay community are a natural extension of that outreach.
Mike Schneider, 23, who arrived early for the closed session, said he heard about a few recruiting events being held at a community centre in recent weeks, but this was the first one he had attended himself.
cnews.canoe.ca /CNEWS/Canada/2007/02/10/3578965-cp.html   (662 words)

 Vauxhall gay village - Features - Gay - Time Out London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Vauxhall Gay Village isn’t really a village at all, more a collection of clubs where gay men can party all weekend if they want to, provided the drugs don’t bring them down first.It wasn’t always thus.
I have witnessed the rise of the so called vauxhall village as a clubber and I can safely say that I have managed to balance my professional life and in the meantime enjoy the music, dancing and camaderie that clubbing offers...plus the many interesting guys I met along the way.
From your local gay pub (there is one in every lively nighbourhood) to the trendy bar in soho or your cheesy cabaret show in Clapham, you'll find what suits you.
www.timeout.com /london/gay/features/220.html   (1509 words)

 Gay Ajijic.com - A Gay & Lesbian Friendly Village in the Heart of Mexico
Ajijic has long been known as a village of artists, and has now been rediscovered internationally.
Ajijic may not the place for you if you're looking for gay or lesbian bars within walking distance and the night club scene just outside your door, (but that IS available whenever you want it, 45 minutes away, in gay Guadalajara, with accommodation in most any price range).
However, if you're looking for a welcoming Gay and Lesbian friendly village in the heart of Mexico, with an open and accepting community of American and Canadian ex-pats and local Mexicans, in an enjoyable, laid-back lifestyle, then Ajijic might be just what you've been looking for.
www.gayajijic.com /index.htm   (359 words)

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