Share your own favorites in the comments. West Hollywood. For instance: How many other gay bars do you know that serve brunch?
Los Angeles night life is no secret. It has always been the stuff of gossip columns, celebrity sightings and off-the-charts partying. West Hollywood - Boystown West - has been the heart LGBTQ social life for decades, but these days some of the most innovative and fun spots are downtown and in Koreatown.
No matter what your sexual orientation, Los Angeles gay bars are fun, friendly and frequently loud. From West Hollywood standbys to Silver Lake upstarts and alternative leather lounges across the city, gay bars in Los Angeles beckon queens, bears and everyone in-between. Go low-key and casual at hangouts like Mother Lode or Gold Coast, or swing by Fubar for dancing and creative revelry.
It was New Years Eve, Just down the street, B. It was a wild and raucous place, run by a drag queen named Bobby Burns Berman. This period, during the late s and the early s, was a golden era in Los Angeles for gay performers, entertainers in drag and the crowds of Angelenos — gay, straight, rich and poor — that loved them.
BY Sujata Day. Successfully finding a gay club in an unfamiliar city can be trying. That's why 10Best has sought out the top candidates in Los Angeles, detailing their clientele, music, and atmosphere.
But exploring Gay Los Angeles, you quickly learn to expect the unexpected. We all know LA is blessed with natural beauty in a way that New Yorkers can never hope to matchand filled with more fantastical dreams and aspiring actors than any other place on the planet, but there is more to LA than that. Magnificent food, world-class art, exceptional dining, luxurious hotels, and a rich gay culture that to a deeply rooted — and very influential — LGBTQ community.
The riots and protests subsequent to the raids on Sunset Strip in were preceded by a long history of violent outbursts between the Los Angeles Police Department and the public - also known as the Sunset Strip Curfew Riots. Draconian police tactics eventually led the LAPD to seek out and aggressively monitor bars with predominately gay clienteles, including the Black Cat Tavern and The Patch. Protests reacting to these police raids - organized by P.
Once a busy coffeehouse, this jazzy joint has attracted a crowd that loves the limelight. You'll come across luxuriously chic fireplaces and cabanas, as well as a list of delicious martinis and mojitos. Get ready to pose, strut and smile — and check out why The Abbey has gotten so much press.
Los Angeles is the ultimate playground for adults with its warm weather, eternal sunshine and seemingly endless amount of good-looking guys. So many boys. Sunday Funday is a legitimate weekend event in Los Angeles.
As such, the crowd tends to be toward the younger side, drawing from L. Drink and dance in the front room, or head to the back for comedy, queer history nights, open mics, benefit parties and more. To its credit though, the Abbey banned bachelorette parties in earlywhich helped to shore up its gay street cred among some of the faithful who felt it had overextended itself in its efforts to be hetero-friendly. Boulevard Bar may not be your average gay nightlife destination.