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Today In LGBT History: Gay Spaces Before They Were Gay

Two web sites that focus on local information and history for Washington, D.C. helped me solve a bit of mystery and brought me some more knowledge about one of my favorite old haunts, the former Remington’s of Washington, D.C. Remington’s … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Lesbian and Gay Seniors Tell Us Via Video

From the website Queerty.com, comes this little gem of Lesbian and Gay seniors explaining what life was like for them when they were young; their thoughts on the world today for LGBTs; and advice for young LGBT folks. Just the emotional … Continue reading

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Gay Places and Spaces Have Less Pitfalls than Gay Apps

Every now an again their is a worry in the community that gay bars are going to be extinct thanks to the convenience of gay social apps for your phone like Grindr, Scruff and Guy Spy. But a YouTube video … Continue reading

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Today In LGBT History: Vintage Gay Bar Advertisements

From gay.net: Granted, the times were scary. Gay bars in Los Angeles still went through periodic shakedowns by the police. There were secret codes, like a song change or the lights flashing, to let you know to find a female … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Straight People in Gay Bars

Straight people wanting to come into gay bars isn’t a problem, it’s progress. — Mike C The above is a commentary on a post to the blog Joe. My. God. asking if straight people should stay out of gay bars. … Continue reading

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After 30-Plus Years, DC’s Gay Bar Remingtons Closes

And another one bites the dust. Remingtons, a Washington, D.C.’s gay bar located on Capitol Hill, is closing it’s doors after 30-plus years in business. From The Washington Blade: [Remingtons owner Douglas Bogaev] said the new owner, which city property … Continue reading

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Gay Bars Aren’t Going Anywhere. They’re Just Evolving, Too

The blog site Joe. My. God. posts an excerpt from BBC News on a recurring question within the gay community. With equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people becoming ever more prevalent, will the need for gay bars … Continue reading

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Columbus, Ohio, a Midwest Destination for Gays

While you might flyover The Arch City on your way to the more perceived-to-be-exciting gay city destinations of New York or West Hollywood, Dan Allen gives us his reasons why Columbus may be a city to discover for gay folks … Continue reading

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Small Town Gay Bar; More than Just a Watering Hole

In Shannon, Miss., Pat, “PJ” Newton is fighting a town council to open a gay bar and cafĂ©. Newton had owned one in the same spot back in the 1990s, but this time around she is encountering resistance from the … Continue reading

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Scene Yourself: Phasefest (It Gets Better)

‘Scene Yourself’ is my photographic take of the It Gets Better Project. Periodically, I feature photographs from local and national events to show Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender youth the world which possibly awaits for them. Photographs which I hope … Continue reading

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