A Gay Edict for Straight Bars

by | Jan 27, 2010 | POLITICS

Gay bars are gay bars. Is there even such a thing as straight bars? Is an establishment that is not expressly LGBT-oriented a de facto hetero establishment?

From Gay RVA, an op-ed by Cameron Parker:

Why should straight bars try to reel in the gays? Well, for several reasons. Although the Richmond bar scene is already pretty progressive, it seems to be timidly so. When Richmonders feel comfortable in their drinking environment, word spreads like wildfire and people flock to those bars.

Full text on GayRVA.com

Gay bars are gay bars. Is there even such a thing as straight bars? Is an establishment that is not expressly LGBT-oriented a de facto hetero establishment?

From Gay RVA, an op-ed by Cameron Parker:

Why should straight bars try to reel in the gays? Well, for several reasons. Although the Richmond bar scene is already pretty progressive, it seems to be timidly so. When Richmonders feel comfortable in their drinking environment, word spreads like wildfire and people flock to those bars.

Full text on GayRVA.com

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