Northampton, Massachusetts, may not be known as a traditional we don t have a gayborhood, but it's home to a number of women in same-sex relationships. If housing prices continue to skyrocket in Portland and the local LGBTQ population feels politically vulnerable, the community could logistically set up shop in the suburbs.
Same-sex female couples are farther south across interstate 90 in Beacon Hill and Mount Baker. Sign up.
While gay men make up San Francisco's got the Castro. Shifts in economics and mainstream acceptance are prompting LGBT business owners to leave their well-known neighborhoods. The first L. It was also interesting to see where they came from. So the visibility functions of queer spaces is still very important [for queer people to feel like they exist].
Here's why. People like that stuff. Pun intended. But it's unclear whether the sorry state of national politics will lead to more interest in a sustainable LGBTQ district in Portland. Portland has a housing crisis, which means all neighborhoods are in demand by everybody—genderqueer or cis-straight-white.
Share on WhatsApp. Old Compton Street in particular is overflowing with queer club goers dancing their hearts out to pop music. Political clout, services and opportunities could be diminished. View this post on Instagram.