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Newquay Harbour
Newquay (Cornish: Tewynblustri[1]) is a town and fishing port in Cornwall.

LGBT history

In 2008 the local gay bar, the Queen Vic, closed down, allegedly as a result of homophobic culture in the town.[2]

Steve Gilbert was MP for St Austell and Newquay.

References

  1. http://www.magakernow.org.uk/default.aspx?page=520 Cornish Language Partnership : Place names in the SWF.
  2. http://www.westbriton.co.uk/Homophobic-culture-forced-Newquay-s-gay-bar-close/story-11448677-detail/story.html West Briton, 1 July 2008.