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The Happiest Ending

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter turns to the streets of everyday life, and more specifically to Chicago, to determine how the national debate over gayborhoods looks, feels, and sounds to people on the ground. Chicago ... More


Resonance

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines how Boystown can retain its queer character, how an increasing presence of straight residents affects this possibility, and how different types of sexual minorities perceive the ... More


Becoming “Boystown” in Neoliberal Chicago: A Critical Urban Morphology of the North Halsted–Broadway Corridor

Alex G. Papadopoulos

Larry Bennett, Roberta Garner, and Euan Hague (eds)

in Neoliberal Chicago

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040597
eISBN:
9780252099038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040597.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter studies the circumstances under which, Boystown, Chicago’s iconic LGBT community/village, emerged in the 1960s, as well as the changing urban forms and structures that have defined it. It ... More


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