n 2016, the world's oldest surviving gay bookstore moved into a larger space. It was a bold move in an era of shuttering shops. To make the math work, Glad Day wears many hats: it’s still a bookstore selling top LGBTQ titles, but now it’s also a cafe and restaurant serving diner nosh and locally roasted Propeller coffee. At night, the shop shifts into bar mode (the book stacks are on wheels so they can be pushed to the side to make room for dance parties).