Queer spaces are making a comeback this Pride Month

Mashable is celebrating Pride Month by exploring the modern LGBTQ world, from the people who make up the community to the spaces where they congregate, both online and off.

With vaccination numbers on the rise and loosened restrictions on restaurants and bars in New York City, the excitement around Pride is palpable, according to Mike Zuco, co-owner of two queer venues.

While ebullient energy courses through recently reopened queer bars and clubs, what was inescapable last Pride, and in 2020 generally, was stress and uncertainty. During the pandemic, the queer community’s safe spaces struggled; some shut down entirely, and those that didn’t had to make due without last Pride Month’s boost in revenue amid the confusion of complying with COVID safety rules.  Read more…

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