Only gay nightclub in Saint John, N.B. set to close its doors

The Pump Nightclub, the only gay club in Saint John, N.B., will close its doors at the end of the month, largely, say its owners, because younger members of the city’s gay community now feel perfectly comfortable in main- stream clubs—and because their non-gay peers now feel perfectly comfortable with them.

It’s never nice to see a business shut down, and older gay folks in Saint John will lose their preferred watering hole. Still, it’s a welcome sign of positive change when difference gets embraced on the dance floor.

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