At least, it did up until last July, when it closed its doors for good. After homosexuality was decriminalized in the UK ingay bar culture became more visible and gradually Soho became the centre of the London LGBT community, which was "firmly established" by the early s. Because of the high prevalence of homophobia in Russia, patrons of gay bars there often have had to be on the alert for bullying and attacks. Located in the Eixample, the heart of the gay quarter of Barcelona, Sky Bar is perfect for kicking off an evening or hanging out all night. With the establishment of the post-apartheid constitution that outlawed discrimination based on sexual orientation as well as race, South Africa's gay night life exploded, though many bars continued to be segregated by race, and fewer blacks than whites go to the urban bars.
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