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Wgtn pumped and buzzing says bar owner

Fri 11 Mar 2011 In: Out Games News View at NDHA

Mal and Scotty at the Outgames hub Wellington is buzzing with fun people and a great diversity of sexualities, in fact its a "city of diversity," according to long-time gay business identity Malcolm Vaughan of the folk in town for the 2nd Asia/Pacific Out Games. Vaughan, who has been a mainstay of the capital's gay bar and cafe scene for decades, says the inner city is "absolutely vibrant" as sportspeople, entertainers and human rights activists from all aound the Asia/Pacific region and some from further afield descend on the city. "It's going to be so good for Wellington," says Vaughan whose gay bar Sof of the Games. Meanwhile on the main route to the city through Victoria tunnel a large rainbow flag is proudly flying on a private home's tall flagpole, bidding welcome to the city's glbt visitors. Daily News staff - 11th March 2011

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Friday, 11th March 2011 - 6:01pm

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