Phase 1, both the oldest standing lesbian bar in America and the last to remain in the nation’s capital, closed abruptly this month. Meanwhile, venues for gay men are booming. What’s the future of lesbian nightlife in DC?
We’re not sure that there’s a right answer to this question, but we’ve laid out some arguments for and against and now it’s time to dig in.
“The place is so dingy, grimy, and gross that I seriously believe monsters are going to come flying out of the bathroom at any moment and swoop down on all the dudes and chop our heads off.”
“The patrons there were lucky I didn’t use my ninja skills on their @$$!!!”
Iconic lesbian bar The Lexington Club is closing. Let’s pour one out for it and examine the State of the Lesbian Bar in these sad times.
Cat Town Cafe, America’s first permanent cat cafe, opened this past weekend, and I can’t stop making horrible cat puns about it.
The conference price tag is pretty hefty, and it can be a stretch to land in New York City on a budget because you want to light your inner fire with sage wisdom and motivational quips. But it’s okay! There’s a free stream of the whole thing!
A reinvention of Guerrilla Queer Bar, Pop-Up Gay Bar aims to create new LGBT spaces, one bar and one night at a time.
Oh hey were you wondering where to get brunch? Maybe like the weekend of the 23rd and 24th?
Throughout the years, the San Francisco Dyke March has grown to the largest in the nation, attended by up to 50,000 queer humans who show up to the march to participate, not just observe. Molly Adams snapped these shots of the beautiful attendees of this year’s San Francisco Dyke March.
Zoie Palmer gave a shout-out to her long-rumored ladyfriend, Alex Lalonde, at The 2014 Canadian Screen Awards and the gay internet is RUNNING WITH IT.
This entire thing was prophesied in “The Alice B Toklas Cookbook”
We’re partnering with Strand Bookstore in New York City to host another round of Queer Ladies Speed Dating, right in time for the holidays! Our own Gabby and Katrina will be hosting!
Learn about VINE Sanctuary and come to this awesome Vegan and Animal Rights Bookswap!
Marimacho is having their 2014 Spring/ Summer Collection runway show and New York Fashion Week debut! Come gawk at the hot runway bois and then dance with me at the after party!
It was 2008, I thought I might be gay, and I had gone to the only lesbian bar in Philadelphia in fearful hope that someone else might be able to figure things out for me. Now that bar is closing.
If you’re going to be in Southern California and you’re not at this party, I don’t think we can be friends anymore.
“The odds were against these early brewers. But, just like us resilient queers, these folks survived on love, pride and an enduring devotion to community building.”
Free cocktails, a workshop on kink, and YOU. NYC, June 20. See you there.
Parties and fundraisers and other exciting things happening in New York this June.