Yet, even as LGBTQ political movements gained momentum and communities garnered increased visibility, these bookstores would largely succumb—not to homophobia, but to economic and technological changes. There is a camera at the end of the hallway that the clerk can see; they generally leave everyone alone unless they see someone loitering in the hallway Indicative of the complex relationship between lesbian sexual identity and political vision in the bookstore movement, Bryant clarified: It's hard to be a diamond in a rhinestone world, you know While LGBTQ visibility and community participation has expanded exponentially, economic changes have forced nearly all small bookstores to either close or shift their retail focus.
Sometimes you can catch a transvestite or two in there.
List of LGBT bookstores
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