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Eleven Types Of Gay Bars And Why They Matter More Than Ever

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In today’s scene, brick and mortar is being replaced with GPS proximity as more guys opt out of hitting the streets to instead hit on guys in the virtual hookup bars known as Grindr, Adam4Adam and Scruff. And there’s no shame in that–except …

America’s Oldest Gay Bar Turns 80, Looks 40

May 15, 2013 by
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America’s Oldest Gay Bar Turns 80, Looks 40

Oakland’s White Horse Bar has been standing at the corner of 66th Street and Telegraph Ave since at least 1933 and this month it celebrates 80 years of fabulous. According to the San Francisco Chronicle: Its status as the nation’s oldest gay …

PHOTOS: Vintage Ads for LA’s Gay Bars of the 1970s, Then & Now

May 11, 2013 by
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PHOTOS: Vintage Ads for LA’s Gay Bars of the 1970s, Then & Now

The year was 1971: Apollo 14 lands on the moon, the country is still mired in Vietnam, and Donna Summer is just starting her career. For a handful of local Los Angeles gay bars, it’s just business as usual as …

PHOTOS: Take A Tour Of San Francisco’s Forgotten Gay Bars

Apr 13, 2013 by
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PHOTOS: Take A Tour Of San Francisco’s Forgotten Gay Bars

PHOTOS: There was a time when men — and some women — wore suits while drinking 35-cent whiskeys in bars with names such as Connie’s “Why Not?”, Cissy’s Saloon and The Purple Pickle. That time was San Francisco some 50, …

Straight Couple Kicked Out Of Copenhagen Gay Bar For Kissing

May 02, 2012 by
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Straight Couple Kicked Out Of Copenhagen Gay Bar For Kissing

We’ve (semi-jokingly) railed about how straight people are taking over gay bars, but in Copenhagen, Denmark, one queer watering hole drew a line in the sand and asked a heterosexual couple to leave after they were caught kissing.

PHOTOS: Alan Cumming Debuts As A Photographer In New York’s Public Toilets

Apr 12, 2012 by
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PHOTOS: Alan Cumming Debuts As A Photographer In New York’s Public Toilets

According to our sources, actor Alan Cumming does not have a problem with authority. Editors at Headmaster magazine, the art publication for the “sophisticated man-lover,” assigned Cumming to go around documenting public restrooms as a homoerotic homage to filmmaker Peter …

Two Of New York’s Most Iconic Gay Bars Battle The City To Stay Open

Jan 05, 2012 by
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Two Of New York’s Most Iconic Gay Bars Battle The City To Stay Open

Two longstanding gay bars in New York are fighting the city to stay open.