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Boystown: Understand inclusivity from multidimensions

Author: Cao Ruochen Program of Study: SSD MAPSS Located in the north part of Chicago, Boystown is one of the most renowned LGBTQ neighborhoods in the world. This spot has witnessed the Pride Parades every June for decades since the Stonewall Uprising in 1969. According to a local queer activist, Devlyn Camp, the nickname Boystown was given by columnist...
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Boystown: A Fancy Theme Park or a Broken Land

Author: He Huang Program of Study: SSD Middle Eastern Studies   Boystown, the gayborhood in the north of Chicago renowned for its inclusiveness of LGBTQ+ groups, has experienced the progress of gentrification during recent years. Things have changed. So, what is it now? A fancy Disneyland designed with the theme of homosexuality or still a land broken ethnically, but...
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