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Old 12-12-2018, 01:38 PM
 
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For what it's worth South Orange/Maplewood are gay friendly suburbs where gay families are seen as just another family and aren't anything particularly exotic.
Unless they come from a foreign country.
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Old 12-12-2018, 01:40 PM
 
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They need to make AC to a gay mecca. This will accelerate gentrification and make it nice like asbury park
Where would they build the mosque?
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Old 12-12-2018, 01:41 PM
 
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The river towns (in order): Lambertville, Frenchtown, Stockton, Milford.
What about New Hope?
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Old 12-12-2018, 02:23 PM
 
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What about New Hope?
The question had to do with "gay friendly" towns in NJ.
Has New Hope been transported across the river from PA?
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Old 12-12-2018, 02:55 PM
 
Location: Fanwood
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Someone I know just moved to Plainfield (in Middlesex Co) and he said he and his wife were the "only heterosexual couple on the block"! And I hear that Montclair (in Essex Co) is a pretty liberal and gay-friendly town.

I think that's Sleepy Hollow section of Plainfield.
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Old 12-12-2018, 03:02 PM
 
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I think that's Sleepy Hollow section of Plainfield.
Yes, but it is important to point-out that the person to whom you were responding doesn't even know the county in which Plainfield is located!

Plainfield is located in Union County
South Plainfield is located in Middlesex County
North Plainfield is located in Somerset County

Geography class is dismissed for today.
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Old 12-12-2018, 06:59 PM
 
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The question had to do with "gay friendly" towns in NJ.
Has New Hope been transported across the river from PA?
What’s wrong with PA?
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Old 12-12-2018, 07:50 PM
 
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Yes, but it is important to point-out that the person to whom you were responding doesn't even know the county in which Plainfield is located!

Plainfield is located in Union County
South Plainfield is located in Middlesex County
North Plainfield is located in Somerset County

Geography class is dismissed for today.

Oy vey.
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Old 12-14-2018, 11:21 PM
 
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NYC is so great for LGBT people and I don't think any NJ "specializes" in LGBT. With proximity to NYC, North Jersey in general can be friendly with gays except for my town. My town is a conservative Republican town in Morris County, while a lot of Morris County can be pretty Democratic and liberal. In NYC, I see tons of gay guys holding hands in public and kissing in public, but in NJ's cities that border NYC and in the suburbs, I don't see any of that. I guess it's because most of NJ is not walkable as it is and you need car to get anywhere. Montclair State University has a ton of LGBT people and living Montclair might be great for LGBT.
There are a lot of gay couples in Jersey City!! JC has its own Gay Pride celebration. The mayor is very outspoken about LGBT rights. There is one gay bar now and another is about to open. However, there are no bars in downtown JC where gays have to worry about being gay. Plenty of the bars in downtown have gay flags hanging from the front or rainbow stickers on the doors/windows to show their acceptance, regardless of whether or not they're gay bars. A couple different bars do LGBT-themed events like drag shows, even though they're not "gay bars." There really isn't anything that is strictly a "straight bar" in downtown.

Hoboken, while quite fratty, is very LGBT friendly as well. I find JC more accepting though.

Almost anywhere else in the state is likely LGBT friendly, but you just don't see the LGBT individuals due to various factors. For example, you just don't see many people in the suburbs period because they're in cars. Or it's suburban kids living at home still and not dating while their other gays friends moved to Hudson County or NYC.
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Old 12-14-2018, 11:58 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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The question had to do with "gay friendly" towns in NJ.
Has New Hope been transported across the river from PA?
Someone moved Frenchtown when I wasn't watching.
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