Looking for the most gay-friendly cities to visit on your next trip? We asked the top LGBT travel bloggers from around to world to recommend the cities and destinations they really love. And with so many amazing Pride festivals taking place this summer, now is the perfect time to travel and connect with like-minded adventurers.
There's a first time for everything, but the first visit to a gay bar occupies an entire place of its own. For many of us, it's hard to describe that strange, stomach-churning combination of trepidation and expectation, a sense that here is a place where you can drop any pretense, study the go-go boys with abandon, shimmy to Cher, and blow kisses at the drag queen vamping on the stage. We talk a lot about how times have changed, but the gay bar remains a staple of gay life'a lifeline for many of us, an old friend for the rest.
Ku Bar is the ideal after work hangout with great offers throughout the week on premium branded products. A trendy and chic design with walls of flat screen TV's playing all the latest music videos and Ku's signature sexy images and arty videos. Spread over three floors Ku Leicester Square has three distinct spaces.
Although gay bars have suffered some setbacks the past few years with longstanding venues shuttering nationwide due to mainstreaming, the rise of hookup apps, and an invasion of bachelorette parties, LGBT establishments still play a vital role in preserving gay culture and offering a safe space to patrons. And, many are still thriving. This list of the most popular gay bars comes from data collected by Gravy Analyticsa location-based marketing platform, that tracks mobile data to verify attendance at places and events throughout the United States.
If you visit West Hollywood, you absolutely have to go to The Chapel. It's a bear bar that's super low-key and not pretentious. Both the staff and the clientele are nice AF.
LBGTQ travelers have so many incredible destinations to explore these days, with gay culture becoming mainstream and many cities developing vibrant gay communities. When choosing the perfect travel destination, you may wonder where the gay capital of the world is. And if you want to explore them more on your own, there are some wonderful gay tour companies to help with that, or you could always just embrace solo travel!
Our list is made up of our favourite bars primarily for the ones that for one reason or another, completely stand out as an original on the world stage for at least one quality whether its venue, energy, staff, style or any number of other qualities. Flaming Saddles has bar top cowboy dancers all night long! The Abbey has got to be one of the most famous gay bars in the world as the centre of the gay mecca, West Hollywood.
The 80, square foot venue will house dance rooms, bars, lounges, a comedy club, a performing arts venue, a movie theater, and a retail store. Krave Massive, billing itself as the world's largest gay club, opens in downtown Las Vegas on June 15, its owners announced. The 80, square foot venue will occupy a large chunk of the currently moribund Neonopolis retail center on Fremont Street. The new club will feature five themed dance rooms, video walls, "high output CO2 blasts," three separate bars, a martini lounge, a VIP room, a gay comedy club, a performing arts theater, a retail store, a multi-purpose room, a dance lounge for lesbians, and Guest House theaters, "the country's only LGBT movie theater," which will feature gay-themed movies from Guest House films.
Gay bars have been around for over years in European hotspots; Germany, the UK and France in particular have a long history of gay bars and parties for the history books. In no particular order, here are 10 recommended, infamous and popular gay bars in Europe that are worth exploring:. More than anything, Panti Bar is known for a really fun time and is infamous for a large variety of tasty and well-priced drinks.
A few years ago, Krave in Vegas with 70K sqf tried to advertised itself as the biggest gay bar in the world. They never were able to open but probably they didn't know that Theatron in Bogota Colombia was already the biggest gay bar with about square feet, 5 floors13 different environments occupying a whole city block with a capacity that could easily reach people or more. To put that in perspective that is about 4 times the size of the Abbey in Los Angeles, 5 times the capacity of Amerika, the largest gay bar in Buenos Aires or 9 times the capacity of Heaven in London.