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Gay Tacoma: New urban nexus


Filled with a mind-boggling array of fun things to do and surrounded on all sides by sister cities, Tacoma is fast becoming a new nexus of urbanity in its own right, rivaling the supposedly more sophisticated Seattle. LGBTers of all kinds are moving to the south side of the Sound seeking more affordable housing, community and art space. The list of places to go, stuff to eat and things to see here is long and growing. The St. Helens District is where gay life is especially thriving; the homo clubs are numerous and packed. And when you are done partying, the gorgeous natural spaces to explore are too many to count, and its all situated in a setting of stunning emerald forests against a backdrop of bright blue ocean. Fairytale meets reality in this truly magical and increasingly fabulous place.