3 Inspiring Queer Bookstores Across the World

3 Inspiring Queer Bookstores Across the World

Book Culture

For years queer bookstores have served as community centers for members of the LGBTQ+ community to meet and discuss literature, films and other art forms in a safe space created just for them. Now, as more queer writers produce more and more queer literature, these bookshops remain a place to gather and find a community for members of the community and allies alike all around the world.     Gay’s the Word, London   Image via Diva Magazine Opening in 1797, Gay’s the Word has hosted the Lesbian Discussion Group and the Gay Black Group for years. Located in Central …

3 Most Beautiful Book Cafes in the World

3 Most Beautiful Book Cafes in the World

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Like anyone, I like a good book cafe a lot. A lot a lot. And I’m lucky to live near some great ones. But unfortunately, I don’t live near any of these wonders.   El Ateneo Grand Splendid – Buenos Aires   Image via The Bubble   This cafe is built in an old theatre, now filled to the brim with books. The cafe is on the stage, so you’re the star drinking your coffee. The ceiling is packed with original frescoes, and the stage used to host tango, and then the first sound films shown in Buenos Aires. Now, …