There Goes the Gayborhood?
On March 11th, Amin Ghaziani, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of British Columbia, presented his talk on “There Goes the Gayborhood?
In the so-called post-gay era, journalists, activists and academics all predict that gay neighborhoods will disappear as the LGBT community disperses into diverse neighborhoods and heterosexuals are drawn to gay enclaves. In his talk, he examined the veracity of those reports and provided evidence that gay neighborhoods are indeed changing – but not necessarily disappearing.
View story, University of British Columbia sociologist to discuss outlook for ‘gayborhoods’ from the Bates News.