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March 11, 2017

‘Stonewall Is A Pro-Cop Bar’: The Paradox Of Being An LGBTQ Gentrifier

Many lament the loss of a city’s historically gay neighborhood to the forces of gentrification. Less often do they question the role those gayborhoods play in cities’ wide-ranging redevelopment strategies. Decades before middle-class transplants found themselves unable to afford the astronomical rents in, say, the Castro or Greenwich Village, those neighborhoods’ previous residents—many of them LGBTQ themselves—were similarly priced out.

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Source: Queer Voices

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