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Don't lesbians catch the least heat?
Riley feels the LGBT scene is “not diverse” and doesn’t even represent the community as successfully as her own LGBT student society. “I don’t feel you can go out in Soho as a lesbian or a trans person and feel like you’ll be protected,” she said. “People should be able to go to places and not be exposed to the same kind of discrimination as [in] wider society.”
In a vast multicultural city like London such a lack of diversity in venues is particularly unacceptable, said Riley. “More people from different backgrounds are having the confidence to come out, and the gay scene needs to represent that.”
“I’ve been to gay venues and used the men’s toilet because there’s a huge queue in the women’s. That should be a place where people don’t give you a funny look, and still the men are like, ‘Why are you in here?’ Gay men could be more open-minded and recognise the problem, and recognise they are in a privileged position: They can go out on a gay night and be surrounded by gay men in a place that caters exactly for their needs.”
originally posted by: Hefficide
a reply to: ketsuko
The difference between Sargon and Gavin is simple. Sargon tends to be respectful of the views of others, even if he disagrees where Gavin tends to be mocking of views he doesn't share.
originally posted by: Morrad
"Gay men could be more open-minded and recognise the problem, and recognise they are in a privileged position: They can go out on a gay night and be surrounded by gay men in a place that caters exactly for their needs.”
Those who do not, tend to not ever amount to anything