Gay men and lesbians tend to flee to the big city. This might be one of the most persistent popular notions of gay men and lesbians. In this PhD-project, the geography and interregional migration patterns of gay men and lesbians are studied to challenge this idea. 


Wimark, Thomas (2014), Beyond Bright City Lights: The Migration Patterns of Gay Men and Lesbians. Doctoral dissertation (link). 

Wimark, Thomas (2014), What is tolerance? Expanding the knowledge about tolerance for the creative class. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 105(1): 46-63.

Wimark, Thomas and Östh, John (2013), The City as a Single Gay Male Magnet? Gay and Lesbian Geographical Concentration in Sweden. Population Space and Place, early view.

Wimark, Thomas (2013), Sexualitetens Geografi – nya möjligheter med en normkritisk pedagogic (Geographies of Sexualities – new possibilities with norm critical pedagogic) Geografiska Notiser 71(3): 114-123.

Wimark, Thomas (2009): Skolan – ett heterosexuellt rum? (School – heterosexual space?) Geografiska Notiser 67(3): 150-156 <link>.