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Boys Town,

village, Douglas co., E Nebr.; inc. 1936. The noted community was founded in 1917 by Father Edward J. Flanagan (1886–1948) for homeless or abandoned boys. The village is governed by the boys themselves and maintained by voluntary contributions. Girls were admitted for the first time in 1979.
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They were then turned over to the Manila Boystown Complex in Marikina City for their temporary shelter, she noted.
The LNP cut $14 million out of drug and alcohol services, forcing 20 staff out of agencies like Drug Arm, Boystown, and the Alcohol and Drug Foundation of Queensland.
Chicago, wraps up 2017 with a New Years Eve performance of "Steamworks: The Musical" about a naive newcomer to Chicago who accidentally stumbles into a Boystown bathhouse.
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Ghaziani looks for more answers in two lesser-known gayborhoods in Chicago, Boystown and Andersonville.
Another successful project, Town Hall Apartments, has been established in an old police-department district station in the Boystown neighborhood of Chicago.
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North American and British case studies of inner-city 'gay villages' are prominent: the Castro (San Francisco), West Hollywood (Los Angeles), Greenwich Village (New York), Boystown (Chicago), Soho (London), the Village (Manchester), and Church-Wellesley Village (Toronto) (Collins, 2004; Forest, 1995; Levine, 1979; Nash, 2005; 2006).
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In Chicago, an 80-unit housing development is scheduled to be built by 2014 in Boystown, the city's major queer neighborhood.