Contributor: Sam Cremean

Sam is a Melbourne-obsessed urban researcher and community engagement professional. Both at home and across Asia, his passion is to encourage citizens to take the lead in improving and sustaining the environment around them. His true calling however, thrives in the karaoke booth.

Reimagining the Gaybourhood

As a number of Melbourne's prominent gay venues started to close down, Sam Cremean felt a sense of loss. This prompted him to investigate what was happening to gay neighbourhoods internationally. He discovered that these important spaces were slowly disappearing from cities around the world.