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David Cooley: The Abbey Celebrates 25 Years and a New Reality Show

Brad Hammer | Posted 05.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Brad Hammer

The Abbey Food and Bar is one of the most iconic gay bars in the world. This week The Abbey celebrates 25 years of being the heart of gay Los Angeles.

This Gay Bar's Response To Anti-LGBT Laws And Businesses Is Pretty Sweet

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An iconic Los Angeles gay hotspot has offered a particularly sweet response to the controversies surrounding Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration A...

15 Questions: Designer Marco Marco

Brad Hammer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brad Hammer

Marco Marco's "Collection Three" show proved to be an even more perfectly outrageous spectacle than his last showing. That alone was no small feat, but with 37 looks adorned on the bodies of the most celebrated queens, no mission proved impossible. I was lucky enough to track Marco down for this rare question and answer session.

Gay Bar's BRILLIANT Response To Homophobic Legislators

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A popular gay bar in West Hollywood, Calif. is giving homophobic politicians a taste of their own intolerance. The Abbey announced Monday that it i...

Dancing at The Abbey

Andrew Nackerud | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Nackerud

If there were gay rights trading cards, my character would have high tolerance, 9 acceptance, 10 respect and telekinesis. But in spite of all this power, the moment I stepped foot in The Abbey in West Hollywood and a man caressed the chest hair protruding from my V-neck, I flipped out.

Most Famous Gay Bar Vs. Chick-Fil-A

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.02.2012 | Los Angeles

It's Chick-fil-A versus Chick-for-Gay. As Tea Party members and conservatives rally across the country in support of Chick-fil-A president Dan Cath...

Why Ban Bachelorette Parties When We Can Donate the Proceeds to Activist Organizations Fighting for Marriage Equality?

Mona Elyafi | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mona Elyafi

West Hollywood's iconic social hub, The Abbey Food and Bar has been making headlines with its recent decision to put a (temporary) ban on bachelorette...

Should ALL Gay Bars Ban Bachelorette Parties?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.26.2012 | Los Angeles

The Abbey, known as the best gay bar in LA and the world, has banned bachelorette parties until marriage is legal for everyone. “I just felt aft...

The Abbey Mourns Elizabeth Taylor | BROOKS BARNES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Last Halloween, David Cooley, the founder of the Abbey, a sprawling gay bar here, got a phone call. Elizabeth Taylor was on ...

Elizabeth Taylor's Favorite Places Around Los Angeles

| Carly Milne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of City's Best. By Carly Milne Elizabeth Taylor cemented her place in our hearts as a silver screen siren, creating a larger-tha...

PHOTOS: Where To Go For Girls Night Out In Los Angeles

Lea Lion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Citysearch. By Lea Lion Hey ladies! Time to escape the cubicle, blow off the boyfriend, hug the hubby, and kiss the kids goodn...