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Smith College basketball team inlong before the school became well known for its lesbianism. Nearby East Hampton and Greenfield, Massachusetts also have relatively large populations of lesbian couples who live with children in Northampton, 52 in Easthampton, and 38 in Greenfield. Northampton elected its first openly lesbian mayor, Mary Clare Higgins, in November
Some sections are divided into Amherst and NoHo, and some are applicable to both. Now, I really love this tiny little town. Hello queermos!
By Andrew Collins. Massachusetts is pretty far left-leaning already, but the free-spirited hippie town of Northampton takes liberal to a whole new level. Here, you'll find a mix of college grads from nearby Amherst, Hampshire, and Smith and artsy folk who all contribute to the counterculture Northampton is known for.
Once termed "Lesbianville, USA" by the National Enquirer, Northampton offers an LGBT community that is so thoroughly integrated with the rest of the town, there's not a single spot in the downtown area that's not considered gay-friendly. Over the years, transgender and gay male populations have joined the town's large lesbian population and made their homes in one of America's gayest cities or "Noho," as the townies call it. Main St.
Meets the first Sunday of each month, p. John's Episcopal Church, 48 Elm St. Sponsored by the Men's Resource Center.
When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriages, America generally, and the gay community specifically, celebrated. Same-sex marriages, and the gay and lesbian movement is more mainstream than ever. While the national discussion has been brought to the forefront, at the state level, conversations continue.
And it was happy on Saturday. Joseph Barszcz estimated the crowds at 30, to 35, for the 38th edition of the Noho event. In its early years, the event was a political rally to support gay rights.
Northampton is known as an academic, artistic, musical, and countercultural hub. It features a large politically liberal community along with numerous alternative health and intellectual organizations. Census demographics, election returns, and other criteria, the website Epodunk rates Northampton as the most politically liberal medium-size city population 25,—99, in the United States.
LAST weekend, hundreds of glistening tan bodies, almost all of them male, were bumping and grinding on a dance floor outside an oceanfront house in East Hampton. Up on the deck, well-groomed men in tank tops traded hugs. The fund-raiser, in its third year, attracted guests, far more than in the past, in no small part because it was just steps from Two Mile Hollow Beach, where on the evening of June 13 two men were arrested for having oral sex.