Montreal: Gay and Lesbian

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Montreal Gay and Lesbian

Montreal is a gay and lesbian friendly city, organizing parades and events promoting gay and lesbian pride throughout the year. There is a wide variety of places and things to do and the nightlife for gays is excellent.

Montreal's gay community is “Village Gay” one of the largest communities in the world. Most bars and clubs can be found here and close at 3 am. Saunas are open 24 hours, are popular and found throughout the city. Pride Week in Montreal takes place in late July. In Montreal visitors will find a city of openness and tolerance. Montreal is a safe city for gays and lesbians, and allows same-sex partners to legally marry and enjoy the same rights and obligations as heterosexual couples.