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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.

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.

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.

Fritz transforms to "The Trophy Room"

BARS | By Sue O’Connell | Jan 9
On Sunday January 13, long-time South End and LGBT institution Fritz Bar will close for renovations. Fritz, at the corner of Berkeley and Chandler Street opened in 1983 just as the South End was becoming a neighborhood known for its large gay population.

Lesbian Sues Miss. Town For Denying Gay Bar Permit

NATIONAL | Jan 8
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.

SPLC Files Lawsuit Against Miss. Town for Denying Gay Bar License

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 1
A federal lawsuit was filed today by the Southern Poverty Law Center against the town of Shannon, Miss. and its officials for denying Pat Newton, a lesbian, a business license to reopen her gay bar.

Gay Migration or End of an Era?

BARS | By Steve Weinstein | Aug 20
Splash bars’s last dance: disco requiem for Chelsea.

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