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
A thoughtful, broad selection of books on LGBTQ history, life, theory, and more. Lovely helpful staff will help you find whatever you need, and order in what they don't have.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
One of London's gems. Great curation of books, very knowledgable and lovely staff, and a pillar in the community overall. Skip Amazon and head to Gays the Word.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