The Demise of Queer Space? Resurgent Gentrification and the Assimilation of LGBT Neighborhoods

Journal of Planning Education and Research, 31(1): 6-25, 2011

By: , Harrison Higgins, Petra Doan
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This article details how gentrification of LGBT neighborhoods leads to the dispersal of the LGBT community, and their neighborhood institutions, in the Atlanta area. It lists ways planners have been actively involved in this process, through zoning changes and by systematically excluding LGBT people from planning documents or processes.