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  Gay bar - Prague-gay.dk
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Gay bar i Prag, der er Centraleuropas homo-hovedstad!
Gay bar i Prag giver masser af muligheder for at møde nye, spændende mennesker.
www.prague-gay.dk /gay-bar   (457 words)

  Gay bar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gay bars and their clientele are sometimes indiscriminate as to which restroom (men's or women's) they use, though this may be illegal in some jurisdictions; unisex toilets are common in gay bars.
Gay bars are often welcoming of transgender and cross-dressed people, and drag shows are a common feature in many gay bars.
One of the oldest gay bars was the White Swan, on Vere Street, in London, which in 1810 was raided (called the Vere Street Coterie), leading to two executions for the then crime of sodomy, and which was frequently the scene of gay marriages carried out by the Reverend John Church [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gay_bar   (1639 words)

The third gay bar to occupy this address, the Back Pocket was patronized by the denim-jeans crowd (a companion bar in the same building called Zippers catered to the leather crowd).
This bar catered to a slightly older crowd (20's-40's) and the crowd was mostly regulars, in contrast to other downtown gay spots where the thrill of seeing a new face was the draw.
Down's was a pioneer bar in the neighborhood surrounding Genesee and Ellicott Streets, a neighborhood that was to become the center of Buffalo gay life in the 1950's and early 1960's.
pages.prodigy.net /jstrash/www.bar-history.org/story-stories.html   (4238 words)

 Queer History
Much of the history of gay bars in the United States can be characterized as an ongoing struggle among queer patrons, bar owners, local police, and state agencies over just who controlled them.
Since they were effectively illegal (or semi-legal) establishments, gay bar owners were subject to the same kind of extortion schemes that targeted prostitutes and gambling establishments.
Still, neighborhood bars, bars in small cities and towns, and taverns catering to specific sub-cultures remain important social arenas, and we shouldn't forget that they were the springboard from which the modern LGBT movement was launched.
www.planetout.com /pno/news/history/archive/gaybars.html   (537 words)

 About 150 attend vigil at site of gay bar attack - Boston.com
One man who said he was a regular at the small bar, on the bottom level of a 2 1/2 story building in the city's densely populated North End, called it the gay version of Cheers, the friendly TV bar where "everybody knows your name."
The bar has been egged, cars parked outside have had windows smashed, and teenagers have thrown rocks and bricks at the building's facade for years, said Dan Sheteron, 51, who lives upstairs from the bar.
Gays have the right to gather in safety and without fear of violence, said Andrew Pollock, president of the Marriage Equality Coalition of the South Seacoast.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2006/02/02/about_150_attend_vigil_at_site_of_gay_bar_attack   (494 words)

 CNN.com - Man opens fire in gay bar, kills one - September 23, 2000
Ronald Edward Gay, 53, was charged with murder, and police are investigating the shooting as a hate crime.
Earlier in the evening, police said Gay visited a different bar and asked people where the gay bar was, telling witnesses that he wanted to shoot some gay people.
Gay's address is listed in Citrus Springs, Florida, but police said he had been living in Roanoke, about 190 miles west of Richmond, for about a year.
archives.cnn.com /2000/US/09/23/gaybar.shooting.ap   (325 words)

 Istanbul Private Gay Accompany for Gay Bar, Club, Sauna Crusing
I am a gay man living in Taksim district of Istanbul which is the center of gay life of the city.
Remember that almost all of the gay locals are active in late hours of the day and the gay bars and clubs are all open/busy after 24:00 o'clock.
I will also warn you about the possible risks of gay life and night life, give further information about what you should be careful about in the city, help you communicate with other people as a translator when necessary, That is, I will be like your friend in a way.
www.istanbulgay.com /tourguide.htm   (995 words)

 Gay.com Directory | Home Page
These are some of the best gay bars in the country, from trendy cafes in L.A. to country saloons in Dallas and sports bars in Beantown.
Aut Bar Ann Arbor's hottest gay bar has been around for a decade, offering pool tournaments, leather nights, charity benefits and a happy hour with $1.50 domestics and well drinks.
A large circular bar occupies much of the space in the attractive, yet minimalist interior, with plenty of room along the walls to stand or carry on conversation.
zoom.gay.com /viewArticle.do?id=53&selectedRegionId=7   (743 words)

 The life & death of a gay bar
Which, it turns out, is an apt metaphor for gay culture: roaring with both militancy and self-doubt in the '60s, then disappearing in the crosswinds of assimilation by the '90s.
Like other gay bars of the era, it was a classic site of resistance, a place where politics and culture formed a heady mix.
Unlike other gay bars, and unlike itself in its later years, The Flame was not an exclusively male gay bar.
www.metrotimes.com /news/stories/cul/18/46/gaybar.html   (1224 words)

 Washington Blade Online
Although the ANC 2C protest does not mention that Be Bar would be operating as a gay establishment, ANC 2C member Alexander Padro, who is gay and who voted against the protest, said he believes the opposition is based at least in part on the assumption that the bar would cater to a gay clientele.
Watson said Be Bar would be located in a building that had been used years earlier by the Salvation Army and has been empty and in deteriorating condition in recent years.
But he said he was especially upset that a representative of the bar allegedly told him the establishment would ban neighborhood residents from entering its premises and preferred to have Maryland and Virginia residents patronize the bar.
www.washblade.com /2006/3-31/news/localnews/bebar.cfm   (1390 words)

 Attack at gay bar leaves 3 injured - The Boston Globe
After asking a bartender ''Is this a gay bar?," the 18-year-old New Bedford man, dressed entirely in fl, allegedly began chopping at a patron with a hatchet, triggering a melee that ended with Robida wildly firing a handgun, according to court documents.
Residents living near the bar, located in the bottom floor of a four-story house in the city's North End, expressed dismay at the violent outburst.
He asked another patron about gay bars in the area, was told there was a lesbian bar nearby, and replied, ''No, this is the one I want," according to court documents.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2006/02/03/attack_at_gay_bar_leaves_3_injured   (1245 words)

 CNN.com - Gunman opens fire in gay bar, kills 1 - September 23, 2000
Police said Gay had been in a different bar Friday and had asked patrons there where the city's nearest gay bar was, telling witnesses he wanted to shoot some gay people.
Alley said Gay confirmed the witness reports and admitted during questioning that he wanted to shoot gay people, but gave no motive.
Gay is named in a Citrus County warrant accusing him of trespassing in July and an injunction against domestic violence, both misdemeanors.
archives.cnn.com /2000/US/09/23/gay.bar.shooting.ap/index.html   (492 words)

 é bar, gay bar, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal
é bar, the Algarve's premier gay bar, is located in Vilamoura, a few steps away from the Marina.
For gay visitors the proximity to several gay nude beaches, gay friendly restaurants and the presence of a warm friendly good looking community, makes a visit an essential part of your holiday.
While a typical day in the Algarve is spent on the beach, at night é bar is the place to be seen.
e-bar-e.com   (174 words)

 Teen Opens Fire In Gay Bar, Armed With Gun And Hatchet, He Injures 3 People In Possible Hate Crime - CBS News
Gay In The U.S.A. State-by-state laws on gay issues, the marriage debate and photo essays.
The bartender said the man finished his drink and walked to the back of the bar where two men were playing pool, shoved one to the ground, then pulled a hatchet from his sweat shirt and began swinging at the man's head, cutting him.
The silver hatchet with a fl handle was recovered from the floor of the bar and a knife still in its sheaf was found outside, the report said.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/02/02/national/main1275200.shtml   (893 words)

 SF Gate: eGuide: Music & Nightlife: SF Bar Guide: Gay & Lesbian Bars
Aunt Charlie's is the neighborhood's best-known gay bar, catering to an older, drunker crowd than you'd see in the Castro.
It's a bar, it's a dance club, it's a pool hall (well, there are two regulation-sized tables), it's a venue of tres '70s architectural design with a redwood courtyard/patio, it's a great place to show off your midwinter tan and toned pectorals.
San Francisco, CA A serious tranny bar, where feminine shapeliness tends to be tightly clad in leopard, tiger and ocelot prints.
www.sfgate.com /eguide/music/barguide/gay.shtml   (1314 words)

 Seattle gay bars and clubs: Tacky Tourist Clubs | Interactive bar map
Most of Seattle's gay bars and clubs are tightly concentrated at the southern edge of the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Even if a bar stays open after-hours, all of the liquor in the place must be removed by 2am.
It's the neighborhood bar for all of north Seattle.
www.ttca.org /seattle-gay-bars   (1577 words)

 AZ Gays.com - Arizona Gay Bar History
The Savings and Loan to the east of the bar was putting a lot of pressure on the bar to close after the owners death and they eventually purchased it and tore it down.
The first gay bar I was every in was Diamond Lils on 24th, I was so nervous when I first walked in, (had just turned 21) it was kind of an old mans bar at the time, and every head turned to look at me, followed by lots of complimentary drinks.
It re-opened as Club Roxy, a lesbian bar for a brief period then re-opened as Studio 43 during the summer of '99, "An Upscale Dance Club", then it became Mine Shaft, a leather bar in January 2000.
www.azgays.com /gay/entertainment/bar/history   (4084 words)

 Board chair for the ex-gay group Exodus International, confronted in gay bar
A gay man who works for the Human Rights Campaign, a national gay political group, was at the bar on Tuesday night, recognized Paulk, and immediately called Wayne Besen, HRC's associate director of communications.
Paulk said he was in the gay bar "only 20 minutes," primarily to use a bathroom.
P's, a gay bar in the heavily gay DuPont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. According to Exodus officials, Paulk's claim of ignorance regarding the nature of the bar was untrue.
www.libchrist.com /other/homosexual/changedingaybar.html   (1833 words)

 Gay and Lesbian Bars and Nightclubs
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Damron.com - a guide to gay bars and cruise areas.
-Monterey County's largest gay bar in Castroville, CA.
www.gaycityusa.com /gaybars.htm   (327 words)

 State: State bar to gay adoption upheld
Four gay men lost a federal challenge Wednesday to the nation's only state law banning all homosexuals from adopting children.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the Florida men, who are foster parents seeking to adopt children in their care in spite of the law passed in 1977, during the heyday of Anita Bryant's campaign against antidiscrimination laws for gays.
Florida is the only state with a complete ban on adoption by gays or bisexuals, whether couples or single.
www.sptimes.com /2004/01/29/State/State_bar_to_gay_adop.shtml   (662 words)

 Gay bars in London, London gay bars, pubs - gay london bar guide, london gay venues, london gay guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of London's most famous and loved gay pubs and a great place to drop in and have a pint whilst putting a few tunes on the exceedingly impressive jukebox.
Although a way from the gay centre of Soho, the Two Brewers has still carved a niche for itself as one of the capitals better gay bars - possessing as it does not only a late license but also some highly entertaining cabaret.
Sparsely decorated and with some of the atmosphere of the gay Soho of old (slightly furtive and secretive) Barcode is one of the more popular bars on the scene.
www.viewlondon.co.uk /home_feat_where_gay_bars.asp   (478 words)

 Guerrilla gay bar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Guerilla Gay Bar (also: Guerilla Queer Bar, Gorilla Gay Bar, Gorilla Queer Bar) is the name a variety of groups that organize visits to nightclubs with predominantly heterosexual clientele by groups of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and others.
In the US, the name "Guerilla Queer Bar" is preferred, but "Guerilla Gay Bar" is the preferred term in Canada, where the spelling "Gorilla" is also common.
One premise behind the events, other than simply as a means to have fun, is to encourage gay people to go to different nightlife venues from the gay bars they may otherwise exclusively patronize.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Guerilla_Gay_Bar   (228 words)

 AZ Gays.com - Gay Arizona Bars
M7 Gay Bars - I thought I'd separate out the Melrose on 7th bars since they're all so close together and its as close to a gay neighborhood as Phoenix is gonna get.
Gay owned and operated Clarendon Hotel is within a mile, the gay Safeway is just down 7th at Osborn.
For some reason, gay bars haven't done well on the West side in the past.
www.azgays.com /gay/entertainment/bar   (675 words)

 Lead News Stories from the Gay People's Chronicle
Paulk called Besen the next day, claiming he had just gone into the bar to use the restroom, unaware that it was a gay bar.
The meeting was attended by a handful of gay and lesbian community leaders, including activist and publisher Lynn Greer, Stonewall Democrats president Brian Shinn, attorney Elliot Fishman, Stonewall Democrats treasurer Bill Hedrick, Mary Jo Hudson, Terry Penrod and Stampp Corbin, all from the HRC board of governors.
The Lipscombs hired openly gay Columbus attorney Mark Narens and Cleveland area attorney Randi Barnabee, who is transgender, and were prepared to fight Children Services and the Westerville schools for the right to keep their child.
www.gaypeopleschronicle.com /stories/00sep29.htm   (4337 words)

 Everyday queer warriors: "What I Love About Dying"/"small town gay bar" -- Queer Lesbian Gay Arts & Entertainment: ...
The "small town gay bar" program Monday morning at Sundance opened with Silas Howard's short, "What I Love About Dying." The film is a documentary about Kris Kovick, a San Francisco author, humorist and activist who suffered from cancer.
The film focuses on a group of folks who are less concerned with the national debate over gay marriage than they are with the life risks they take any time they drive their cars into a parking lot to grab a Bud Light with their friends.
Alicia is a warrior of the film, forging a gay life in a town in which a local boy is so hated that after hours of torture, his body is dragged into the woods and lit on fire.
www.gay.com /entertainment/news/?sernum=1169&navpath=/channels/entertainment/sundance   (454 words)

 USATODAY.com - Dressed in black, armed, teen sought for bar rampage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He flashed an apparently fake ID to the bartender, calmly ordered a drink and asked if it was a gay bar.
Told that it was, the teenager attacked the patrons with a hatchet and handgun, sending three men to the hospital early Thursday, one with critical injuries.
The attacker shoved one of the men to the ground, then pulled a hatchet from his sweat shirt and began swinging it at the man's head, said the bartender, who asked to be identified only by his first name, Phillip, because of concerns about his own safety while the gunman is at large.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2006-02-02-gay-bar-shooting_x.htm   (744 words)

 GayMonkey.com San Francisco, CA - Gay San Francisco, CA - Gay bar/nightclub - For All Things in Gay San Francisco, CA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the only bars in the Castro with a dance floor, Badlands is popular with circuit party boys.
The Twin Peaks was the first gay bar in the United States to feature windows where the clientele could be seen by outsiders.
Considered a milestone in the history of the gay rights movement, the Twin Peaks is often referred to as the "Glass Coffin" as it attracts a older group of patrons.
sf.gaymonkey.com /lambda/business.cfm?code=bar/nightclub   (644 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Nation -- Young man goes on a rampage at gay bar with a gun and a hatchet
Police are hunting for a teenager accused of attacking patrons at a gay bar about 50 miles south of Boston.
He flashed an apparently fake ID and ordered a drink, then asked if the place was a gay bar and was told it was, said the bartender, who asked to be identified only by his first name, Phillip, because of fear for his safety.
The owner of the bar, Richard F. Macedo, said he planned to be open Thursday night because closing would amount to giving in to homophobia.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/nation/20060202-1852-gaybarshooting.html   (655 words)

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