Montreal's gay village : the story of a unique urban neighborhood through the sociological lens / Donald W. Hinrichs.Material type: TextPublisher: Bloomington, Ind. : iUniverse, c2011Description: xvii, 213 p. : map.ISBN: 1462068375; 9781462068371; 1462068391; 9781462068395.Subject(s): Gays -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal -- Social conditions
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 194-213)
The village in context -- Location and geographical boundaries of the village -- Social and economic characteristics of the village's population -- The contemporary village : where the gay community shares a common culture and presents identities -- The contemporary village : institutions and organizations -- The contemporary village : neighborhood safety -- The contemporary village : neighborhood, village, ghetto, or ...? -- Sex and the village -- Images, portrayals, and constructions of the village -- Roles played by the village in the life of Montreal and the lives of LGBT persons -- Some final explorations of the village -- Research methodology.
The Gay Village in Montreal is a vibrant and unique neighborhood born in the 1980s. It serves as the locus of much of the social life of LGBTQ persons, and is the site of many celebrations including annual pride activities such as the Divers/Cite arts and music festival, Community Day, and the Pride parade. This book explores the Gay Village neighborhood from a variety of vantage points.