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Our criteria for inclusion has been assembled by our trustees and is used when compiling the #Gayborhood list.

  • a higher than average population of LGBTQI+ people living visibly in the area
  • a local dedication to LGBTQI+ rights and issues amongst residents
  • proud and visible support for the LGBTQI+ community in the area (pride flags, street art, murals etc)
  • considerably lower risk of homophobic crime
  • regular LGBTQI+ performances in local spaces, including theatre, music, drag and cabaret
  • local pride events or similar

Fulfilling all criteria does not necessarily guarantee inclusion on the list.