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Your Guide to the Best Gay Bathhouses and Sex...
An overview of LA's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Silver Lake, West Hollywood, the beaches, the San Fernando Valley, and Long Beach/Wilmington
Book Ahead for 2016 Gays Days Orlando, June 1...
A preview of Orlando, Florida's Gays Days celebration at Walt Disney World as well as Animal Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Epcot, and the other parks in the area - this famous event takes place in early June 2016
Las Vegas Gay Bathhouses and Sex Clubs Guide
A look at the two favorite 24-hour private clubs, in the same strip mall, Hawks Gym and Entourage Las Vegas.
Mega-Plex, Providence, Rhode Island
Mega-Plex, the largest gay bathhouse in New England, located in Providence, RI. Page 12.
Where to hook up in Gay Atlanta, from...
An overview of Atlanta's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including Club Eros, Manifest, Flex Spa, and The Den
Club New Orleans: Where Men meet Men in the Big...
An overview of the gay bathhouse scene in New Orleans
A Gay Guide to North Carolina, from Asheville...
A guide to the best destinations in North Carolina for gay and lesbian travelers, from the coast to the largest cities to the Smoky Mountains, with tips on what to see and do, nightlife, dining, and lodging in Asheville, Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, Charlotte, the Outer Banks, Wilmington, Greensboro-Winston-Salem, and more.
What to See and Do in Southern California's Gay...
A comprehensive GLBT guide to vacationing in Palm Springs and the surrounding desert region, including Cathedral City and Rancho Mirage, including a 2015-2016 Palm Springs Events Calendar
Where to stay, if you're gay, in Palm Springs
A handy guide to the best gay-friendly hotels and clothing-optional resorts in Palm Springs, California.
Checking out the Best Gay Bars and Gay-Friendly...
A look at the best gay bars, clubs, and nightlife options in Boston, including Club Cafe, The Alley, Boston Eagle, DBar, Franklin Cafe, the Trophy Room, Machine, Paradise, Ramrod, Rise, and more.
Club 82/Bijou Cinema gay adult theater and sex...
From 1958 until 1978, Club 82 was a beloved drag cabaret and glam-rock venue made famous by the likes of David Bowie, Lou Reed, Harvey Fierstein, Blondie, and the New York Dolls. It then became an indie-film theater, and in the early 1990s, the dark, underground (figuratively and literally - it's in a basement) space became a quite popular gay adult theater and sex club. More recently, it's been closed at different times, but it was spruced up at one point and now continues to be a gay sex club. Page 6.
Planning a Gay Vacation in Provincetown - Plus...
A guide to planning a gay and lesbian vacation to Provincetown, including a 2015-2016 events calendar, gay-popular neighborhoods, and tips on how to get there.
Washington's Best Gay Nightlife
A guide to Washington DC gay bars
The definitive gay guide to getting laid in San...
An overview of San Francisco and the Bay Area's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including Eros, Blow Buddies, Nob Hill Adult Theatre, Steamworks in Berkeley, and the Watergarden in San Jose
Where to get laid in gay Dallas
An overview of Dallas's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including Club Dallas and Midtowne Spa Dallas.
Gay Spring Break Ideas for 2016
A look at some of the top gay spring break destinations in North America for 2016, including Key West, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, and many others.
Planning the Perfect Santa Monica and Venice...
A gay guide to Santa Monica, Venice, and the L.A. Beaches
Tips for gay men on getting laid in Chicago
An overview of Chicago's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including the famed Bijou Gay Sex Club and Adult Theater, the spacious and popular Steamworks Chicago, and long-running Man's Country.
Where to get laid in Gay Denver
An overview of Denver's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including Denver Swim Club and Midtowne Spa
Phoenix Gay Sex Clubs and Bathhouses Guide
An overview of the Phoenix-Scottsdale region's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including The Chute and Flex Spa bathhouse.
A Guide to the Best Gay Nightlife in Las Vegas
A guide to the best gay bars in Las Vegas, from the huge new Krave and Affair nightclubs to quirky neighborhood dives to Sin City bathhouses.
Oxygen Cafe & Lounge, Ogunquit, Maine
A look at Ogunquit's Oxygen Cafe & Lounge gay bar. Page 13.
Pensacola's 2016 Gay Memorial Day Weekend set...
A preview of Pensacola's Gay Memorial Day Weekend Celebration, held in late May 2016
A Complete Guide to Chicago's Gay Scene, plus...
A guide to planning a gay and lesbian vacation to Chicago, including gay-popular neighborhoods, tips on how to get there and when to go, links to GLBT resources, and a 2016-2017 gay events calendar.
Finding the best gay bars and gay-friendly...
The best bars and nightclubs in St. Petersburg, Florida and the beaches, including Clearwater, Gulfport, and Dunedin, with several mixed lounges and gay-friendly restaurants and coffeehouses, too.
Key West's Best Gay-Friendly Accommodations
A guide to the best gay-friendly hotels, clothing-optional gay resorts, and GLBT B&Bs in the legendary tropical resort community of Key West, Florida
The Best Gay Pride Events in April and May of...
Worldwide Gay Pride calendar for the spring 2016, the months of April and May
Checking out the gay bathhouse scene in San Diego
An overview of San Diego's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including Club San Diego
San Diego Gay Bars Guide - Best San Diego Gay...
A look at the best gay bars, clubs, and nightlife options in San Diego, including Bourbon Street, Brass Rail, Caliph Lounge, Club Extasis/Club Fusion, Flame, Flicks, the Hole, the Loft, Martinis Above Fourth, Numbers, Pecs, Rich's, San Diego Eagle, Urban Mo's, and more.
San Francisco's 2015 Up Your Alley Fair set for...
A preview of the Folsom Street Fair, held in San Francisco in late September 2015. There's also information here on the related Up Your Alley Fair, next held in late July 2015, and Folsom Europe, the companion event held in Berlin's Schoneberg neighborhood in early September 2015
A Complete Gay Guide to West Hollywood
A guide to West Hollywood's gay scene, including attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, and the 2014/2015 West Hollywood events calendar.
The hottest clubbing and dining in GLBT Atlanta
A look at the best gay bars, clubs, bathhouses, and nightlife options in Atlanta, plus several gay-friendly restaurants and coffeehouses.
Tallahassee Gay Bars Guide
An overview of the gay nightlife scene in Florida's capital city, Tallahassee, plus gay-friendly lounges, restaurants, and coffeehouses in and around downtown and the surrounding area.
Where to Eat and Play in Sarasota, Florida
A primer on the gay nightlife scene in Sarasota, Florida, plus gay-friendly lounges, restaurants, and coffeehouses in and around the area.
Shanghai Gay Bars Guide
A guide to popular gay bars and nightspots in Shanghai, including clubs, lounges, coffeehouses, and bars.
The details on Gay Days at Disneyland, held...
A preview of Anaheim, Calfornia's Gays Days celebration at Disneyland, which takes place in October 2015
Providence and Boston's best gay bathhouse and...
An overview of Providence, Rhode Island's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including Mega-Plex and Club Body Center - these are also the nearest gay sex clubs to Boston
Providence Gay Bars Guide - Best Providence Gay...
A look at the best gay bars, clubs, and nightlife options in Providence, including Mirabar, Alleycat, Club Body Center bathhouse, MegaPlex bathhouse, Providence Eagle, Dark Lady, Lot 401, Club Gallery, the Stable, Scurvy Dog, and Union
Where to get laid in gay Houston
An overview of Houston's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including Club Houston and Midtown Spa.
Steamworks Bathhouse, Berkeley, California
The popular Steamworks Berkeley is one of two gay bathhouses in the San Francisco Bay Area, the other being the Watergarden in the South Bay city of San Jose. Set in a semi-industrial but very safe and convenient neighborhood just off I-80, this clean and well-kept facility occupies a huge former warehouse and is outfitted with all the usual features you'd expect: gym, large hot tub, gay porn lounges, a maze of hallways, private rooms of different sizes, and lockers. Page 2.
From Hipster Lounges to Dance Clubs, Portland...
Including Scandals, Silverado, Eagle Portland, Crush, Casey's, CC Slaughter's, Cafe Nell, and many more
Phoenix Gay Bars Guide - Best Gay-Friendly...
A look at the best gay bars, clubs, and nightlife options in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe, plus a few gay-popular restaurants and cafes.
A Guide to the legendary San Francisco Gay Scene
A gay guide to San Francisco, including a 2015-2016 San Francisco Gay Events Calendar, and information on gay-popular neighborhoods, tips on how to get there and when to go
Washington DC's Gay Cruising Grounds, Crew Club
An overview of Washington, DC's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including the Crew Club
A complete calendar of June Pride celebrations...
A calendar of Gay Pride festivals that take place from in June 2015/2016
Where the Boys (meet Boys) in Quebec City, from...
As is not exactly uncommon in Canadian metropolises, Quebec City has a good selection of gay bathhouses - as many, in fact, as there are gay bars.
Max's Private Club, a gym and gay bathhouse on...
If you're looking for a sure-fire gay hookup in Honolulu, your best bet is Max's, a private club set on the upper level (4th floor) of an innocuous plaza of shops and offices in western Waikiki, near Ala Wai Canal and Ala Moana shopping mall. Max's has two distinct parts, a well-equipped gym that caters pretty much exclusively to gay men, and a separate bathhouse/sex club that has the usual array of video channels airing gay porn, private cabins, and steam room and sauna. Page 36.
Checking out the gay scene in Los Angeles
A gay guide to Los Angeles, including a 2015-2016 Events and Festivals calendar
The Complete Gay Guide to Columbus, Ohio, plus...
A guide to Columbus, Ohio's gay scene, including attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, and shopping as well as a 2016-2017 Columbus Festivals and Events calendar.
Weekending in Georgia's Coolest Small City:...
A gay guide to Athens, Georgia, including a 2015-2016 events calendar
A Comprehensive Gay Guide to Ottawa, Ontario,...
A profile of Ottawa, Ontario, including a look at the city's most popular GLBT neighborhoods
Palm Springs White Party 2015 set for April 24-27
A look of Palm Springs White Party, the famed circuit party presented by the Jeffrey Sanker and held in late April 2015
The best gay bars in Tampa and Ybor City
The best bars and nightclubs in Tampa and Ybor City, Florida, including gay-popular restaurants and coffeehouses.
Key West Gay Bars Guide
The best gay bars and nightclubs in Key West, Florida, including a few favorite gay-popular restaurants and coffeehouses.
Gay Bars and LGBT-Friendly Dining in Naples,...
A guide to gay nightlife in Naples, Florida, plus gay-friendly lounges, restaurants, and coffeehouses in and around the area.
Where to Get Laid in Gay Orlando, from...
An overview of Orlando's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including Club Orlando
Inside San Antonio's Gay Bathhouse, ACI...
An overview of San Antonio's gay bathhouse and sex club, ACI (Alternative Club)
Dick's Bar, a venerable gay hangout on 2nd...
Sadly, the venerable neighborhood hangout Dick's Bar closed toward the end of 2007, after many years serving the East Village gay community. Few gay bars in this part of the city enjoyed a longer run than this cozy, offbeat establishment known for its kick-ass juke box. It stood at the corner of E. 12th Street and 2nd Avenue. Page 7.
Checking out the gay scene in Panama Beach,...
A primer on the gay nightlife scene in Panama City, Florida, plus gay-friendly lounges, restaurants, and coffeehouses in and around downtown and Panama City Beach.
Where to Eat and Play in Fort Myers, Cape...
A guide to gay nightlife in Fort Myers, Florida, plus gay-friendly lounges, restaurants, and coffeehouses in and around the area.
Manhattan for GLBT Travelers, Plus a full 2015...
A Gay Guide to Manhattan, including a Manhattan 2015-2016 Events and Festivals calendar.
Checking out the best gay ski weeks and trips...
A calendar of Gay Ski Weeks, Gay Ski Weekends, and other organized Gay Ski and Winter Sports Events held around the world in winter 2015
Palm Springs Gay Bars Guide - Best Palm Springs...
The best bars and nightclubs in Palm Springs for gay travelers, from warehouse-style dance clubs to trendy lounges to cruisy leather bars.
Where to play in Gay New Orleans
The best gay bars and nightclubs in New Orleans, Louisiana including several gay-popular restaurants and coffeehouses.
San Francisco's Best Gay Bars, Cafes, Cabarets,...
A guide to gay bars and nightclubs in San Francisco, including several gay-popular restaurants and mixed venues, from coffeehouses to lounges
Destination Gay Bar, Beijing, China
A description of Beijing's trendiest and most popular gay nightclub, Destination.
Great Portland Venues for Dining and Gay...
The best gay bars and clubs in the charming and progressive coastal city of Portland, Maine, along with gay-friendly restaurants and cafes.
Where to Eat and Play in Charming San Miguel de...
An overview of the gay nightlife scene in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, plus a handful of gay-friendly lounges, restaurants, and coffeehouses in and around this charming city.
Inside Miami's Legendary 2015 White Party, set...
A preview of Miami White Party 2015, the nation's oldest and largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser and one of the world's most famous gay circuit parties, held in Miami Beach the last week in November.
Charleston SC Gay Bars Guide - Charleston SC...
A Guide to Charleston gay bars and other gay-friendly establishments.
Barracuda gay bar, 8th Avenue
Since it opened well over a decade ago, the groovy and gracious Barracuda (275 W. 22nd St., 212-645-8613) has always felt a bit like an East Village bar that slipped across town when nobody was looking. It's dark, narrow, and with a stylish, slightly arty vibe, and the crowd is more eclectic and generally with less attitude than at some Chelsea gay hangouts. Page 3.
Favorite Gay Nightspots in Quebec City
The best gay bars and nightclubs in Quebec City, Canada, including a few favorite gay-popular restaurants and coffeehouses.
Portland Oregon Gay Sex Clubs and Bathhouses...
An overview of Portland, Oregon's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including Hawks and Steam
Discovering St. Petersburg's Stunning Sunset...
It takes a little effort to find it, but the gay beach on Treasure Island in greater St. Petersburg is one of the loveliest stretches of sand in the region. Years ago a gay nightclub along the beach, called Bedrocks, drew revelers to this narrow spot backed by dunes. The club closed eons ago, but this area now generally known as Sunset Beach remains popular with gay guys and lesbians, especially on weekend afternoons. Here's how to reach this beautiful spot.
11 Most Underrated Cities in America for Gay...
America's most underrated cites for gay travelers: Columbus, Albuquerque, Providence, Salt Lake City, Kansas City, Detroit, New Haven, Fort Worth, Pittsburgh, Sacramento, Indianapolis.
Where the Gay Bars Are in Orlando, Florida
A guide to gay bars and nightclubs, as well as gay-friendly restaurants, in Orlando, Florida
The Barracks, Cathedral City, California
Does Palm Springs have Gay Bathhouses and Saunas? Not exactly - you will find that many of the city's gay, clothing-optional men's resorts permit (or at least turn a blind eye to) sexual activity around the grounds. But in nearby Cathedral City, where laws and zoning are considered more lax, you will find the region's closest thing to a gay sex club, The Barracks, which is a cruising-encouraged fetish and leather bar and hangout will a hugely popular following. Page 4.
Where to get laid in gay Kansas City, from sex...
Kansas City Gay Sex Club guide, including details on Hydes Men's Gym & Guesthouse as well as a few of the top KC gay bars for cruising and meeting men
Checking out the gay nightlife scene in...
A look at the gay nightlife scene in Gainesville, Florida, plus gay-friendly lounges, restaurants, and coffeehouses in and around downtown and the University of Florida campus.
Honolulu Gay Bars Guide - Waikiki Gay Nightlife...
Find the best bars and nightclubs in Honolulu, Hawaii, including gay-popular restaurants and coffeehouses in Waikiki.
River Street Club bathhouse, Albany, New York
River Street Club, in downtown Troy, is a small but well-kept gay bathhouse serving New York's capital city, Albany, which is a 15-minute drive south.
Ybor Resort and Spa, Tampa, Florida
An attractive, well-designed, and clean private gay men's club in Tampa's most historic neighborhood, Ybor Resort and Spa (1512 E. 8th Ave., 813-242-0900) is one of Florida's premier gay saunas and bathhouses, and following the closing of Club Tampa Baths, it's the only such facility in the Tampa Bay-St. Petersburg region. But beyond being a traditional - although unusually nice - bathhouse, Ybor Resort is also a gay hotel with very nice overnight accommodations and reasonable rates. Page 62.
10 Affordable small towns and cities that make...
North America's most affordable small cities and resort towns for gay travelers, from Taos, NM to New Hope, PA to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Delux Cafe, Boston, Massachusetts
Tiny, offbeat, and easily missed if you just happen by its nondescript exterior, Cafe Delux has become a stalwart of the South End dining scene, to the point of having a cult following. This is bad news if you show up on a busy evening (Delux doesn't take reservations), because the entire dining room is about the size of a Hummer. Hipsters, both gay and straight, descend on this kitschy little spot for its reliably inventive comfort food, buzzing bar scene, and late hours (it's open till 1 am). Page 14.
A complete guide to Pittsburgh's gay scene
A guide to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's gay scene, including attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, and shopping as well as a 2015-2016 Pittsburgh Festivals and Events calendar.
Club St. Louis, a look inside the city's gay...
An overview of St. Louis's gay bathhouse and sex club scene, which is centered around Club St. Louis sauna.
Where to Eat and Play in Portsmouth, New...
Portsmouth, New Hampshire gay-friendly nightlife and dining - a guide to the best places to eat and drink.
Planning a Gay Weekend Getaway in Charming...
A guide to Annapolis, the charming and historic Chesapeake Bay boating community, home to the U.S. Naval Academy, and state capital of Maryland. This romantic, diverse small city is just 30 miles southeast of Baltimore, and 30 miles east of Washington, DC
Planning a Weekend Getaway to Gay-Friendly New...
A gay guide to New Hope, Pennsylvania, the popular and gay-friendly resort community near Philadelphia, and a 2015-2016 New Hope and Bucks County Events Calendar
Sleepless in Seattle: a guide to gay sex clubs...
A guide to Seattle's gay bathhouses and sex clubs, including Steamworks and Club Z
USS Arizona Memorial, a wall of remembrance...
At northwest end of the USS Arizona Memorial interior platform, a wall lists the names of all 1,177 crew who died when the hulking battleship was felled during the infamous Japanese air raid that paralyzed the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. More than 2,400 lives were lost in the attack, which saw the destruction of 188 aircraft, four battleships (plus damage to four more), and several other ships. Page 37.
The World's 20 Gayest Beach Cities
A list of the world's 20 gayest beach cities - meaning cities with populations of roughly 150,000 or greater, with beachfront locations on the water (can be oceans or large lakes), and with great gay scenes.
Midtowne Spa, the city's gay bathhouse and...
Midtowne Spa, in Austin. Gay & Lesbian Travel. Page 30.
Inside Midtowne Spa, Austin's Gay Bathhouse
An overview of Austin's gay bathhouse and sex club, Midtowne Spa
St. Petersburg Gay Hotels and Resorts Guide -...
Florida's leading gay and lesbian vacation destination on the Gulf of Mexico, the St. Petersburg region comprises a downtown fringing Tampa Bay that's undergone a significant renaissance in recent years as well as a string of eclectic - and often historic - waterfront communities from quaint Pass-A-Grille to artsy Gulfport to the tony resort of Clearwater Beach. Gay-Friendly lodging choices are as diverse here as the terrain, from grand hotels to elegant B&Bs, plus Florida's largest gay resort.
Finding the best gay bars in Fort Lauderdale...
The best gay bars in Fort Lauderdale, including neighboring Wilton Manors, also a handful of suggestions for gay-friendly restaurants.
Ybor City Social Club, Tampa, Florida
Set inside a hulking, neo-gothic white building in historic Ybor City that has held a variety of nightspots over the years, the Ybor City Social Club is the main occupant these days. It's an eclectic mostly gay but all-welcome dance bar. Page 63.
Franciscan Inn, a mid-priced and well-kept...
A handful of mostly mid-price motels and hotels lie between the beach near Stearns Wharf, at the foot of State Street, and the rail tracks and U.S. 101 Freeway, just south of downtown shopping and dining. The neighborhood is a convenient base for exploring, and most of the properties in this area have more reasonably rates than the luxury resorts elsewhere around town and nearby Montecito. One of the best of these hotels is the gay-friendly Franciscan Inn. Page 19.
St. Petersburg, FL celebrates 2015 Gay Pride...
A preview of the St. Pete Pride, a celebration for the entire Tampa Bay region, held in late June 2015
Queen's Surf gay beach, Waikiki
By far the most popular gay beach in Hawaii, and one of the most scenic and well-known in the world, Queen's Surf Beach is a relatively secluded stretch of sand in the heart of Waikiki, but along a section with no direct hotel frontage - this accounts for the fact there's more privacy and fewer families here than to the north or south. The beach here draws a mostly gay-male crowd, although certainly not exclusively so, as plenty of lesbians and straights seeking seclusion tan their hides here.
Where to Get Laid in Gay Fort Lauderdale, from...
An overview of the best gay bathhouses and sex clubs in Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors, including the cruisest gay resorts
Club Jacksonville bathhouse, in historic San...
A reliable gay bathhouse with a loyal following of regulars, Club Jacksonville is in the city's historic San Marco neighborhood, across the St. John River from Riverside and downtown, where most of the city's gay nightspots are located - it's a short drive, though. This is your standard bathhouse, having served the community since 1974. It's not especially fancy, but the management did give the place a thorough refurbishment in recent years, and they work hard to keep it clean and pleasant. Page 2.
Melrose Spa, West Hollywood, California
Melrose Spa, West Hollywood, California. Page 102.
Hawks Gym, Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas has both a gay gym-sex club, Hawks Gym, and - in the same rather bizarre and shopping center - a slightly more lavish bathhouse called Entourage. Hawks, pictured here, is beside the Vegas LGBT Center along the same strip of buildings that includes the Badlands Saloon gay bar. It's all part of the Commercial Center, a seedy and rather downcast shopping center a couple of miles east of where the Strip bumps into downtown. Page 9.
Just Us Lounge, Biloxi, Mississippi
The only gay nightlife option along the Gulf Coast between Mobile and the New Orleans area, the popular Just Us Lounge is handily located just off I-110, midway between the Back Bay of Biloxi (and the IP Casino Resort) and the Gulf of Mexico (and Beau Rivage Casino Resort). The festive hangout with an exterior painted with an elaborate landscape of Southern mansions and landscapes is a good spot to meet locals and tourists in the area. It's open 24-7 on weekends, and stages fun drag shows. Page 2.
Checking out the gay scene in New York City
A profile of Gay New York City travel, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx, including a New York City 2015/2016 Events Calendar.
Lafayette Gay Bars Guide
A primer on the gay nightlife scene in Lafayette, Louisiana, plus gay-friendly lounges, restaurants, and coffeehouses in and around the area.
A Guide to the Gay Scene in Memphis, Tennessee
A guide to Memphis, including tips on planning a long weekend in this historically rich hub of culture, music, and Civil Rights and Civil War history on the banks of the Mississippi River. Included here are recommended attractions (including Graceland, the Civil Rights Museum, and the Beale Street blues scene), restaurants, hotels, gay bars and clubs, and other things to see and do.
Days Inn Buellton-Solvang, which appeared...
If you're a devotee of the cult Pinot Noir flick Sideways, or you're just looking for an inexpensive if unremarkable motel in the heart of the Santa Barbara Wine Country, you might consider booking a room at the Days Inn Buellton-Solvang. As is true to movie form, it's just a short walk (albeit on a very busy road) from the acclaimed Hitching Post restaurant, and the windmill in front of the lobby is kitschy and fun (a tribute to Solvang's Danish heritage and apparent windmill fetish). Page 13.
Steamworks Bathhouse, Seattle, Washington
For many years known as Club Seattle, the Steamworks Seattle bathhouse in the city's gay-popular Capitol Hill neighborhood is one of two such venues in the city (there's also a gay sex club). This is part of the well-reputed chain of Steamworks bathhouses, which has additional locales in Chicago, Berkeley, and Toronto. Of the two gay bathhouses in town, Steamworks has a more diverse following - pretty much all types of cruisy guys frequent this one, from younger club kids to older guys. Page 14.
Mobile Gay Bars Guide
An overview of the gay bar scene in the southern Alabama city of Mobile, the site of one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in the country, and a city with a surprisingly vibrant GLBT nightlife district, despite its small size.
Checking out the gay scene in historic Boston,...
A profile of Boston for gay travelers, including a 2015-2016 events calendar
Sizing up Indigo Hotels: a profile of this hip...
A review of the gay-friendly boutique hotel brand, Indigo, which is part of the InterContinental Hotels Group (along with Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites, and Candlewood Suites)
Baltimore Gay Nightlife Guide - Baltimore Gay...
The best gay bars and nightclubs in Baltimore, Maryland, including a few favorite gay-popular restaurants and coffeehouses.
The best LGBT Hotel options in Las Vegas
Advice on the best hotels in Las Vegas for gay travelers.
Getting to know Santa Fe's gay scene
Sante Fe is the most popular gay destination in New Mexico. Here is a list of some of the many LGBT-friendly bars and restaurants.
2016 Gay Pride and Christopher Street Day come...
A preview of Berlin's two seminal Gay Pride events, Lesbisch-Schwules Stadtfest (Lesbian-Gay Festival) and the Berlin Gay Pride Parade/Christopher Street Day, which are held on consecutive weekends in mid- to late June 2015
Steamworks Seattle gay bathhouse, formerly Club...
Steamworks gay bathhouse, Seattle, WA. Page 24.
Where to find the best gay bars and clubs in...
Here's a look at the best gay bars and nightclubs in the progressive city of Austin, Texas.
The Watergarden, San Jose, California
San Jose's Watergarden bathhouse and men's club is also very well-liked - fans praise the beautiful outdoor garden patio, solicitous staff, and attractive layout. It's a bit more inviting and cheery than the other gay bathhouse in the Bay Area, more industrial-looking Steamworks in Berkeley, but each estbalishment has its adherents, and Steamworks is more convenient to San Francisco. The Watergarden is in an attractive part of town, near the Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center. Page 88.
Disocovering Seattle's Best Gay Bars
A look at the best gay bars, clubs, and nightlife options in Seattle, including R Place, Neighbours, Purr, Pony, CC Attle's, Wildrose Tavern, Lobby Bar, Terra Plata, Saint John's, Cuff Complex, Seattle Eagle, and more.
L.A. Gay Pride set for June 12 to 14, 2015
A preview of Los Angeles Gay Pride/West Hollywood Gay Pride/Christopher Street West, in early to mid-June 2015
F212 Steam Sauna, Vancouver, British Columbia
Of Vancouver's three bathhouses, F212 Steam has the best location in terms of the West End gay scene - it's right on Davie Street, a mere stone's throw from several gay bars and a short walk from a number of hotels and gay-friendly B&Bs. This is a large and nicely maintained gay sauna, always drawing a substantial - and diverse - crowd. The 6,500-space on the second floor of a building at 1048 Davie Street (604-689-9719) and has private rooms in three configurations, a 12-man hot tub. Page 25.
2015 Marcha del Orgullo LGBT in Mexico City is...
A preview of the Mexico City Gay Pride Celebration, the Marcha del Orgullo LGBT, held in late June 2015
Hawthorne District, a progressive and...
The queen of the many funky and gay-sensible neighborhoods on Portland's slightly sprawling East Side,
A Guide to Planning the Perfect Gay Vacation in...
A gay guide to Denver, along with a 2014-2015 events calendar
North America's Best Gay-Friendly Bargain Cities
North America's best bargain cities for gay travelers, meaning cool, GLBT-popular destinations that offer great value, affordable accommodations, and plenty of cheap restaurants and gay bars. Some of these cities are still relatively pricey but listed here because they offer great value considering the region they're in. Others are cities more popular with business travelers than vacationers, but providing a positive, inexpensive vacation experience to GLBT visitors.
NYC Gay Pride in Manhattan set for June 23 to...
A preview of New York City's Gay Pride Celebration, in late June 2015, including the Gay Pride Rally, Teaze, VIP Rooftop Party, Pride March, Pridefest, Dance on the Pier, and more.
The Strip, Cedar Springs Road in Oak Lawn
Often referred to as "The Strip" or "The Crossroads", Oaklawn's main gay commercial district lies right
616 Park Street Bar, in Riverside on the edge...
The first bar you'll hit as you cross the St. John River via the I-95 bridge (heading north), 616 Park Street Bar is also a welcoming, fun-loving gay cruise bar that's perfect for beginning your evening...or perhaps finishing it. From here you're a short drive from some of the city's largest gay hangouts, such as In Cahoots and Metro, and the Historic Five Points district is just a few blocks away. This long-running gay bar has a large patio in back (pictured here). Page 3.
Albuquerque Gay Bars Guide - Best Gay Nightlife...
A nightlife guide to Gay Albuquerque. The lowdown on the gay Albuquerque bar scene, including clubs, lounges, coffeehouses, and bars.
Club 82/Bijou Cinema, New York, New York
A look at the history and current scene at the Bijou Cinema, aka Club 82, a long-running gay sex club and theater in New York City's East Village. It's not far from another of the neighborhood's top sleaze hangouts, Blue Door Video. Page 20.
White Horse Inn, Berkeley, California
For more than 75 years, the very convivial White Horse Inn bar has served the gay and lesbian community of the Bay Area, catering to college students from nearby U Cal Berkeley, visiting queers from across the Bay Bridge in San Francisco, and regular Janes and Joes in the grittier city of Oakland. The still-festive bar is in Oakland, right by the Berkeley border. These days it keeps busy by holding a variety of cool theme nights. It also has a delightful patio area, perfect on a warm evening. Page 3.
Toronto to host Gay Pride June 19 to 28, 2015
A preview of Toronto's Gay Pride Celebration, which is held in late June 2015
Flex Spa, Cleveland, Ohio
Flex Spa in Cleveland. Gay & Lesbian Travel. Page 15.
H.G. Rooster's, West Palm Beach, Florida
Gay bars have come and gone in West Palm Beach and the surrounding county, and these days the GLBT nightlife options are down to just a few spots, but H.G. Roosters has been going strong since the early '80s and remains the most popular gay nightclub in the region. It's an attractively decorated spot just a short drive southwest of downtown, just off Exit 69 of I-95 and close to U.S. 1. Popular events include Monday bingo, male dancers on Friday and Sunday evenings, and karaoke on Wednesdays. Page 64.
Burlington and Northern Vermont Gay Bars and...
The best bars and nightclubs in Burlington and north-central Vermont (including Middlebury and Stowe) for gay travelers, including bars, dance clubs, cafes, and gay-friendly restaurants.
Silverado, Portland, Oregon
The lovably racy and slightly scandalous Silverado has been a stalwart of Portland gay nightlife for many years, and it's become even more popular since it moved to a much larger and more impressive downtown space a 10-minute walk from its former Stark Street location. The bar has two sections: you enter into the main club, where a few hunky (and generally quite hung) strippers dance (they're permitted to strip down completely naked in Portland) on stage and in a small cage to one side. . Page 15.
Boatslip Resort, Provincetown, Massachusetts
Provincetown's Boatslip Resort Hotel is ground zero each day at 4 pm in summer for a must-attend gay tea dance. It's also a hotel, restaurant, and bar, with many rooms overlooking water. Page 15.
Artichoke Basille's Pizza, on East 14th Street
Serious pizza aficionados and ardent gay-nightlife goers both join the long lines throughout the day and late night at Artichoke Pizza, a simple-looking storefront at the north edge of the East Village that turns out simply outstanding pies. It's a simple concept, and just four types of slices are available: artichoke, regular (margarita), Sicilian, and crab. There's also beer, canned sodas, and bottles of Boylan soda. Page 9.
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Phoenix gay bar, East 13th Street (just off...
If the East Village has an all-around, much-loved, go-to gay bar, it's the Phoenix, which opened a few years back and takes its name from the long-ago Phoenix gay bar that used to be a few blocks away and was never anywhere near as popular. Part of the bar's lure is that it's relatively large as EV gay bars go, with a main bar area (pictured here), a pool table in back, decent-size bathrooms down a flight of stairs, and a small conversation nook around the corner from the main bar. Page 8.
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Steam Bathhouse, Portland, Oregon
Portland's longest-running gay bathhouse is an attractive, modern, and clean facility with a handy location just off I-84, a short drive from downtown. Here's a review, along with information on the city's newer bathhouse and sex club, Hawks . Page 4.
The Lounge, West Palm Beach, Florida
One of the several lively and hip restaurants and clubs in downtown West Palm Beach's historic Clematis Street neighborhood, The Lounge is a sushi bar early in the evening the transforms into a gay dance club later at night. It's across the street from one of the most famous music clubs in South Florida, Respectable Street, which is also quite gay-friendly - it's not uncommon for patrons (gay and straight) to visit both spots. The Lounge has an attractive decor and a fun little patio, too. Page 65.
A Look Inside Cleveland's Famed Flex Bathhouse
An overview of Cleveland's gay bathhouse and sex club, Flex Spa
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A preview of Key West Gay Pride, held in the Florida Keys in early to mid-June 2016

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