Gay's The Word was the first bookshop in Great Britain to be totally devoted to gay literature, and sells books on subjects including political, historical, philosophical and sexual perspectives on homosexuality.
Venue Details & Map
Gay's The Word
66 Marchmont StreetBloomsburyLondonWC1N 1AB
- +44 (0)20 7278 7654
- Public transport:
- Russell Square, Underground
Every city needs a gay book shop like this one. It has a great selection of new and used books, a great atmosphere, and fantastic staff. I`m not from England and the man behind the cash register helped point me to the lesbian night life in London. Super knowledgeable and so friendly. I will definitely go back again.more
Who knew places like this still exist!? Wonderful little book shop with absolutely charming and helpful staff. I was in a hurry to leave for a gay wedding abroad and needed a groom/groom wedding card.
Very helpful man also showed me an awesome book about the history of same sex marriages that my friends are gonna LOVE.
I only wish I hasn't been racing out of town, would have loved to have...more
Great shop where you make wonderful discoveries. Very knowledgable and helpful staff. If you are interested in queer writing there is no better store.more
I love books. None of this online, kindle malarky for me. I love the smell of new books, the feel of being the first one to open their pages and devouring them in one sitting. I love Gay's the Word, and it's so nice to see a gay-centred bookstore in London, managing to keep Amazon and Borders at bay.
Their collection on gay politics, both of the US and Britain, made my heart sing; had I not...more
I come to Gay's the word for all my gay magazine needs.
Not my pornographic needs, this is a proper bookstore. Wink.
Anyway, this store has a great selection of Gay themed books and magazines. It's a really nice place to have a browse around and pick up a copy free copy of Boyz. I also saw this book I want about Femme Lesbians. It's been advertised around.
The staff is really helpful here...more