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The History of LGBT Bookstores in the Castro

BOOKS | By Michael Flanagan | Jul 17
The closing of Books Inc. in the Castro last month and the opening of Dog Eared Books (489 Castro) where A Different Light once existed has gotten me thinking about bookstores and the literary world of San Francisco.

Iconic SF Gay Bar's Future Uncertain

NEWS | By Khaled Sayed | Jul 9
The building housing one of San Francisco's oldest gay bars has been sold and the owner said he's retiring and moving to Hawaii, leaving the club's future uncertain.

BARchive :: Gay Love in the Haight - A Fifty-Year Bar History

BARS | By Michael Flanagan | Jun 12
Bars have played a huge role in the rich tapestry of gay history. Here's an overview of oral (ahem!) accounts of the Haight's bar scene over half a century.

Aunt Charlie's Lounge :: The Tenderloin's Treasure

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Aug 12
Aunt Charlie's has always been kind of an iconic bar for me. I've been coming here since the late 1990s, and it has always functioned as something of a litmus test.

Homophobia in Hipsterland: Landlord Bans Brooklyn Gay Bar

BARS | By EDGE | Apr 21
A Brooklyn bar owner’s Long Island landlord is banning him from turning his pub in the Greenpoint neighborhood of the borough into gay bar.

Fond Farewell to Tinker’s Damn and The Metropolitan

NIGHTLIFE | By Heather Cassell | Apr 11
It was a bittersweet farewell to Tinker’s Damn, the South Bay’s oldest gay bar, throughout the weekend of March 28 to 30.

Bail Set at $1M for Accused Seattle Gay Bar Arsonist

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 5
A judge has set a $1 million bail Tuesday for the man police believe set a popular Seattle gay bar on fire just after midnight on New Year’s Eve.

Suspect in Seattle NYE Gay Bar Fire Arrested

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 4
A Libyan Muslim man was arrested Saturday in connection to a fire that ignited on New Year’s Eve in a Seattle gay club.

Lesbian Sues Miss. Town For Denying Gay Bar Permit

A woman’s federal lawsuit that accuses the leaders of a north Mississippi town of conspiring to prevent her from opening a gay bar by denying her a business license will go to trial Jan. 26, 2015, in Aberdeen.

Twin Peaks Celebrates Historic Status

NIGHTLIFE | By Michael Flanagan | Jan 5
Whenever I see the iconic sign for the Twin Peaks Tavern with San Francisco’s Twin Peaks and fog depicted on it, I am reminded of the ad campaign for Blackglama: ’What becomes a legend most?’

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