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West Street, 1981

Chef Rossi | Posted 05.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Chef Rossi

In Jersey, being out and gay could mean a beer bottle thrown at your head. I'd had Chasids throw rocks though my window in Crown Heights just for wearing Levi's. I didn't want to think about what they might throw if they knew the woman visiting me was my lover.

The End of Splash Gay Chelsea Gay New York New York

David Gudelunas | Posted 10.04.2013 | Gay Voices
David Gudelunas

When Splash does close this month, I won't necessarily miss it (though I did have some remarkable times there). What I will miss is the New York City that it was a part of, a place where the fringes of our culture could come together and celebrate.

Retro NYC Gay Bars Return In A Surprising Way!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Wish you had a way to remember all the past nights at legendary bars and clubs aside from the monstrous hangover the next day? Well, if you like to we...

Gay Man Assaulted Outside Popular NYC Bar: Report

Posted 05.14.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay man was allegedly attacked outside of a popular New York nightspot in what appears to be a spate of citywide assaults. ABC 7 reports that th...

Inside The Birth Of The Dalloway, New York's New LGBT Social Hub

Amanda Leigh Dunn | Posted 02.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Amanda Leigh Dunn

After coming back to NYC from LA, there was one gaping hole in my life: There was no one place I could go to get back in touch with my friends and my community. There was no place where I could be openly gay but not feel like I was sitting in a shed with rainbow flags over my head.