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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.

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.

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.

Man Arrested For Shooting Outside Vegas Gay Club

BARS | Aug 6
Las Vegas police have arrested a 24-year-old man who they say shot at a security officer in the parking lot of a gay nightclub over the weekend.

Shifts in Attitude Kill Off Suburban Gay Bars

BARS | Aug 4
David Ralston came out in the early 1990s the only way he knew how: He went to a gay bar. Not just any gay bar, but one in the suburbs, far from his Northeast Philadelphia home and the eyes of anyone in his large Irish Catholic family.

Did This Austin Bar Discriminate Against Gay Customers?

BARS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 23
The owners of an Austin bar that used to cater to an gay customers have come under fire after gay patrons were allegedly turned away from the bar.

Dragged Out Princess - Diana’s Secret Night-Out

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 1
In her new book, comedian Cleo Rocos recalls a time when Queen legend Freddie Mercury dressed Princess Diana as a male model and took her to a famous gay bar in the 80s.

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