Newcastle Herald
Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Why our city still needs LGBTI venues

By Allan Averay-Jones
February 9 2018 - 8:30pm
GATE CLOSED: The Gateway Hotel has been an important hub for LGBTI arts and culture in the city. Photo: Simone De Peak
GATE CLOSED: The Gateway Hotel has been an important hub for LGBTI arts and culture in the city. Photo: Simone De Peak

Newcastle’s LGBTI nightlife has had many ups and downs throughout the decades. From the days when we had several successful venues, such as The Criterion and Pipers, to the most recent Unity and Gateway Hotel combination, our community has always had a place to call home.