Prior to his presidency, he was a Hollywood actor and union leader before serving as the 33rd governor of California from to Reagan was raised in a low-income family in small towns of northern Illinois. He graduated from Eureka College in and worked as a radio sports commentator. After moving to California in , he found work as an actor and starred in a few major productions.
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A gay village also known as a gay neighborhood , gay enclave , gayvenue , gay ghetto , gaytto , gay district , gaytown or gayborhood is a geographical area with generally recognized boundaries, inhabited or frequented by many lesbian , gay , bisexual , and transgender LGBT people. Gay villages often contain a number of gay-oriented establishments, such as gay bars and pubs, nightclubs , bathhouses , restaurants , boutiques and bookstores. Such areas may represent a LGBT-friendly oasis in an otherwise hostile city, or may simply have a high concentration of gay residents and businesses. Much as other urbanized groups, some LGBT people have managed to utilize their spaces as a way to reflect their cultural value and serve the special needs of individuals in relation to society at large. Today, these neighborhoods can typically be found in the upper-class areas of a given city, like in Manhattan , chosen for aesthetic or historic value, no longer resulting from the sociopolitical ostracization and the constant threat of physical violence from homophobic individuals that originally motivated these communities to live together for their mutual safety. However, today's manifestations of "queer ghettos " bear little resemblance to those of the s. The term ghetto originally referred to those places in European cities where Jews were required to live according to local law.
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Crowded clubs and live performances are now quarantine-bubble gatherings and virtual events. Gay-bar mainstays like 9th Avenue Saloon and Therapy shut their doors for good while other institutions that have been lauded for creating safe LGBTQ spaces remain on life support. At the Whitney Museum of American Art, you can lose yourself in the warm glow of a gay bar. Artists Elliot Reed, E. Jane uses video installations to celebrate the concept of the Black diva.
When the Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of same-sex marriages, America generally, and the gay community specifically, celebrated. Same-sex marriages, and the gay and lesbian movement is more mainstream than ever. While the national discussion has been brought to the forefront, at the state level, conversations continue.