Gay Bars

  • Gay Bar, Gay Nightlife, NYC, Boxer's America's Gay Sports Bar - Interview with Bob Fleut - Owner - Photo1

    Boxers NYC Expands to Newly Gentrified Neighborhoods

    The bar that started as a sports concept with staff wearing boxer underwear has turned into four successful venues with a fifth one on the way later this year. On the heels of Boxers opening their third New York City location on the Upper East Side, Corey Wesley and...
  • Gay Bar, NYC, Chelsea, ReBar

    REBAR Co-Owner Franco DiLuzio Talks About Nightlife And The Bar Business

    As a native New Yorker, I’m a little bias when it comes to NYC and gay nightlife. NYC is one of the best places to mix and mingle. The gay bar/club scene, however, has changed over the years and new bars are opening all over the city. One neighborhood...
  • REBAR, Gay Bars NYC, Racism, Gay Men,

    Does REBAR NYC’s Newest Gay Bar Have Hidden Discriminatory Business Practices?

    When a new gay bar in NYC opens, it’s a time to rejoice and celebrate, but the opening of REBAR has been somewhat the opposite. In the first couple of weeks, the new bar seems to be finding itself at the center of controversy. Reportedly, a “posse” of African-American...
  • Gay Culture, Discrimination, Racism, Gay Men, Gay Bars

    Closeted Discrimination Within the Gay Community

    Discrimination and racism have become a hot topic nowadays and especially within the gay community. Every day when I log into Facebook, I see another comment, question or statement acknowledging the fact that racism exists within our community. I applaud anyone who stands up for what is right. Although,...
  • Gay Bars, Alcohol, Non-Alcohol, Beer, Wine, Liquor, O'Doul's

    Rediscovering Gay Bars but without the Alcohol

    Bars have always been a place for me to socialize with close friends and catch up on the week’s activities, listen to music, dance, meet others, and just let my hair down. As a young, gay man coming to terms with my sexual orientation, learning the ropes, and determining...
  • Gay Bars, Orlando Shooting

    Gay Bars and Clubs are Meant to be a Safe Space

    On the weekend of June 12th something devastating happened to us.  Not just to the LGBT “us” who lost 49 more lives in a senseless show of hatred, not just to the people who work in nightlife “us” who suddenly were painfully aware of a fear they hadn’t known...
  • Orlando Shooting, Pulse Nightclub

    United by Tragedy but for How Long

    Unity and solidarity are a couple of words that have been tossed around over the last couple of days. My heart bleeds and aches for our community, but we have to ask ourselves, why does it always take a horrific tragedy to bring us together? As a community, we...
  • Pulse Nightclub, Orlando Shooting

    A Personal Reaction to Orlando Mass Shooting – #PrayersforOrlando

    The shooting in Orlando is heartbreaking on so many levels; we lost 49 souls (not including the shooter) who went out to have fun, and they never made it home. Watching the news and scanning through Facebook, the emotions went from anger, sadness to disappointment. It’s disgusting how our...
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