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Integration and Inequality in the Gaybourhood

Date & Time:
March 16, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
SS 921
Amin Ghaziani, Associate Professor in Sociology, University of British Columbia

Gay neighbourhoods, like the Castro in San Francisco, Chelsea in New York, and Davie Village in Vancouver, have long provided sexual minorities with safe havens in an often unsafe world. But as our society integrates gays and lesbians into the mainstream, are “gaybourhoods” destined to disappear?