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Should straight people go into queer clubs and bars?

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19.10.2021

With its offering of LGBTQ -friendly nightclubs, pubs and bars in the city, Norwich has always aimed to be inclusive.

But debate has been sparked online about whether heterosexual people should go into these venues or whether capacity should be left for those who need the queer-safe space.

So Evening News readers have had their say on the issue.

Chloe Cousins, who is heterosexual, said “For me, it's always been about solidarity.

“I have so many friends from the LGBTQ community and often it's been a place they've wanted to go and I would willingly go with them.

“Incidentally they've often been the spaces where I've felt most comfortable too as the clientele are largely so welcoming and friendly, authentic, and dance like there's no tomorrow.

“I for one certainly feel less judged in those spaces and have always had the best night out.”

Agreeing with Chloe was Jourdan Madge, who said: “I’m heterosexual, and I go into these spaces because there is always a much better atmosphere.

“I feel more comfortable than in other clubs, and the people are always much........

© Norwich Evening News


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