The City Bar will close at p. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Rights Committee addresses legal and policy issues as well as employment rules and procedures in legal institutions and in the court system affecting lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender individuals. The Committee is comprised of a diverse group of attorneys from private practice, the corporate sector, public interest, government and academia.
By Hannah Frishberg. June 28, pm Updated June 28, pm. On Friday, New York City — and the world — is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.
At the time, homosexual acts remained illegal in every state except Illinois, and bars and restaurants could get shut down for having gay employees or serving gay patrons. On the Tuesday before the riots began, police conducted an evening raid on the Stonewall, arresting some of its employees and confiscating its stash of illegal liquor. As with many similar raids, the police targeted the bar for operating without a proper liquor license.
And we were. I was arrested three times. To any LGBT American under 40, that could very well be life under a Stalinist client state, or a story set in some distant galaxy.
Historical Essay. San Francisco attracted gay men and others with non-normative sexualities after World War II, but especially in the s and s as it became known as a city open to people who identified as gay. The Castro and other gay San Francisco neighborhoods also provided a certain spatial freedom.
By Andrew Collins. Perched on the east bank of the Hudson River a little less than 10 miles north of Albanythe city of Troy, N. Only about 50, people live in Troy, but the city is part of a metro area of more than 1.
A dancer at the Abbey, a gay bar in West Hollywood. But not when it's used as a vehicle to try and grab your dick. The first time, Jake said he was caught off guard while fixing the zipper on his romper, and they were able to successfully grab his dick.
We've known for many years that too many of our cherished gay bars and clubs are shuttering, falling victim to rising rents and the ubiquity of apps like Grindr and Scruff. After Orlando, we're even more aware of how fragile, and important, these spaces are. There's a walking tour in New York to commemorate beloved gay bars and clubs that have closed down.
By Andrew Collins. New York City's East Village the eastern reaches of Greenwich Village has become Manhattan's go-to among artsy queers, hipster gays and lesbians, students from nearby NYU, and other urban adventurers seeking out affordable yet sophisticated dining and shopping, unpredictable and unabashedly sexy gay nightlife, and a contrast to Chelsea and the West Village. Here's a look at some favorite gay haunts in the East Village, which lies east of 1st Avenue between Houston and E.
Billyburg cuties can call this place their own. The cozy, s ski-lodge—inspired space, with two fireplaces and exposed-brick walls, is home to a friendly crowd of guys and gals chilling with nightly drink specials at the weekly DJ parties. Count on subversive drag shows all week long. This classic, no-attitude gay lounge in Chelsea has outlasted many others due to its combination of cozy couches, awesome drag shows, generous happy hours and friendly bartenders.