Funniest Lesbian Bar Names

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Lesbian bars are disappearing at an accelerated rate.  It’s important that we acknowledge and remember those that have gone, and celebrate those few lesbian bars that still exist.  Following the recent list of funniest gay bar names, this list pulls together the best named lesbian bars from around the world.   And the same apology that […]

10 Best Songs About Drag Queens

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Drag queens. Glamourous… Charming… Slightly intimidating… Having gone from queer oddity to mainstream marvel, the drag queen has never been more popular.  So it’s the perfect time to celebrate the stories and anecdotes about drag queens captured in song.  Drag Queens in Limousines Mary Gauthier ‘I hated high school’, starts the title track from […]

“What Type Of Gay Person Do I Want To Be?” (with Michael Ryan)

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Listen & Subscribe for Free:  Apple Podcasts  |  Spotify  | Google Podcasts |  Everywhere Else Michael Ryan, who leads the Gay Bars That Are Gone walking tour in NYC, and loves queer spaces as much as I do, is this week’s guest. Originally from Augusta, Georgia, he first moved to New York for college, and although he quickly […]

Lost Gay Bars of Earl’s Court, London

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It may be hard to imagine, but there was a time when Soho and Vauxhall weren’t the centre of gay nightlife in London.  Way back in the 1970s and 1980s Earl’s Court was THE place to be, with a bustling gay scene offering a number of different cafes and bars to meet a stranger or […]

10 Best Gay History Podcasts

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Always wanted to find out more about gay history, but never been sure where to start? Want to expand your knowledge beyond the Stonewall riots? Hear personal stories from people who helped change the world? Well, you’re in luck! I’ve put together my recommendations of the 10 best gay history podcasts. From the chatty to […]

Are There Straight Drag Queens?

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Drag royalty Alaska Thunderfuck once said ‘straight people love to steal from drag queens. It happens all the time’.  And though she may have been referring to Taylor Swift at the time, the same can be said of the art of drag.  After all, why should us queers have all the fun? There’s room for everybody in the world of drag.  We’ve […]

10 Best Fictional Gay Bars in Film

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What are the best fictional gay bars featured in films?  Until very recently homosexuality was the butt of every joke in Hollywood movies, and so it’s hard to find films where queers aren’t depicted as one-dimensional, perverted or tormented individuals.  So, I rolled my sleeves up and fired up my VCR (ok, I streamed films […]