The infamous song from Electric Six was blasted out of every gay bar at the time and became a massive pop hit. You should be able to find a gay bar in every large town across Europe, America and Australia or at least a gay-friendly bar. In most last centres the gay bars make up the epicentre of the gay scene renowned as the gay village or Soho. The most famous gay bars are Stonewall – established from the Stonewall riots and equality for homosexuals – G.A.Y bar which has become its own brand particularly in London. Gay bars are quite diverse, some will be like a gay pub but offer more spirits and cocktails, others are sophisticated and laid-back and a few are just a poor excuse for having a gay bar.
Gay bars are where many gay men and women go to find new lovers, sex partners, dates and friends and will be the centre of most pride events around the world. If you want to find out where gay bars are check out gaypedia.com which will map all bars and venues within your desired location. If you know a gay bar we don’t have you might want to include it on the web page. More gay bars open every year, however many also change their names – so be aware of this. This is most likely when the manager or owner changes hands