It was an unlikely partnership. As the gay community blossomed in New York City in the s, members had few places to gather publicly. Shunned and criminalized by the broader culture, LGBT people were eager for any spot where they could safely come together. But going to a bar could be a dangerous proposition. At the time, it was still illegal to serve gay patrons alcohol, to display homosexuality in public or for two gay people to dance together. A member of the Genovese family, Tony Lauria, a.
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Long Island Gay / LGBT Clubs
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Be Queer Right Here at NYC’s Best LGBTQ Bars
Not a member yet? Log In Sign Up. Whether you're looking for a casual, no-frills bar, a hip, lively club, or someplace in between, you're sure to find what you're looking for. Scroll below to read about some of our favorite gay bars in NYC! This iconic gay bar, located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, was the site of the Stonewall riots that ignited the gay liberation movement.
Please, help out to identify the clubs in these pictures In Albert Goldman's book "Disco" the following 22 clubs are shown, but without reference of which clubs they show. I, together with my friend Steffen of HotDiscoMix , have great interest in completing the information with club name, the address, the active years, the names of Resident-DJs and other information; e. Can YOU identify any of the still "unknown" clubs?