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Beatbox

BeatBox is a great gay club in SoMa. A big dancefloor, excellent soundsystem, awesome lights. For the night and event you need to checkout their website but it features local and international DJs and hosts some of the biggest gay parties of the city. Best nights are saturday nights, and tea-dance o...

The Metropolitan

Metropolitan (formerly the Brix) is a club in San Jose where you can listen some excellent DJ mixes while enjoying the 2 large outdoor patios.

A Tinkers Damn

CLOSED now. One of the oldest gay bar in Santa Clar, serving the Gay and Lesbian community for over 35 years! Very mixed ages and a Jukebox ! Probably the busiest spot in Santa Clara with shirtless dance, outdoor patio, pool table, videos

The Watergarden

A very big and popular facility in the very heart of silicone valley, this bathhouse features a Pool, a Gym, etc... Nice place to relax under the sun or have some fun. Also check for special event.

Mac's Club

The Mac's Club is rather a gay bar than a gay club as its name does not say. It is located right next to the Splash and is more a quite, regular neighborhood gay bar. It features darts and video games, and a small outdoor patio in the back.

Splash

The Splash is a very big downtown gay video bar in San Jose on 2 levels with a bar and a dancefloor downstairs, another bar and another dancefloor upstairs with seats and tables where you could watch TV shows like RuPaul drag race and a large outdoor patio which you can see from the street. The bar ...

Limbo

Formerly "Esta Noche", the bar is now called the "Limbo". A Mission Latin neighborhood bar, popular with the local Latin crowd and features comedy shows. It feels weird as foreigner to go there! you can still try and see! But they actually got the cheapest happy hours...

Cafe Flore

Cafe Flore is located at the very busy intersection of Market Street / 16th and Noe. You will like people watch there as it is very close to the many gyms of the neighborhood (like FitnessSF, very gay, right in front of the intersection). The restaurant proposes brunchs specials, dinner specials, e...

Beck's Motor Lodge

In the heart of Castro and its wild nightlife and many restaurants, you will like this charming hotel from where you will be able to go out walking in the lovely streets of Castro. All rooms are equiped with refridgerator and a private bathroom. Check their website for prices and more info.

Amsterdam

Amsterdam bar closed. Upscale decor, karaoke, live entertainment, crazy cocktails, amazing appetizers and great pizza ...

The Rock

The Rock is a a friendly local neighborhood bar that everyone can enjoy. It's more a local LGBT entertainment spot featuring shows like drags / transgender, live bands, strippers but also some more classic events like poker, karaoke, gong karaoke. Happy hour Mon - Fri 2pm - 8pm Sat & Sun 11am - 8pm...

BS West

The BS West is hidden in Old Town Scottsdale, but is a great gay rendezvous spot. You may not find it easily as it's hidden on 5th Avenue, tucked behind the galleries and salons. This place is perfect to get away from hangouts of Old Town, even if you're not amongst the alternative crowd. This club ...

Karamba Nightclub

Phoenix's Latin gay dance nightclub which opens till 4am. The club focuses on Salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton and spanish music but also inserts some top-40 or hip-hop hits. Karamba also serves up karaoke, drag, drink specials, and DJ's...

Roscoe's

Phoenix gay and Lesbian Sports Bar where the staff often wears sport referee jerseys and whistles at party fouls. Very fun atmosphere here and many events are often organized.

Apollo's

A gay neighborhood bar with a great outdoor smoking patio. Shows are organized like drags on mondays (with 2 for 1), karaoke from thursday to saturday,strippers and free wi-fi...

Nu Towne Saloon

One of the oldest gay bar in Phoenix, opened since 1971. This bar recently reopened after a big fire caused serious damages in 2010. The interiors are very nostalgic and the crowd is a mix of all ages, always attitude-free.

Blow Buddies

BUDDIES provides horny guys with a physically safe, HOT environment to meat-up and get off with other guys. Private club and membership is required

LookOut

This neighborhood gay bar/cafe has a wraparound deck on which you could have a drink and overlooking the very busy Market / 16th intersection. This venue is a bar, a restaurant and a nightclub.

Le Drugstore

This placed is now closed...

Barracks

The Barracks caters to an eclectic adult patronage. If you're into leather, boots, uniforms, military action, latex, rubber, bears, musclemen, cigars, water sports, pumping, handballing, body piercing, tattoos, or most any fetish, or if you just like cruising HOT MEN, The Barracks is the place for y...

MR S Leather

If you are in SF and in SoMa you must stop at this store! The staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed so you are more than welcome to try everything. Custom made leather and much more to try and buy! like they say on TV: get your credit card ready you wanna buy every thing! But this is ...

Powerhouse

Soma crusie bar with house DJ's, pool table, pinball machines, video screens, leathermen, gym boys and men in uniform. as far as I remember it was the only bar in SF you can find some muscle guys if you are into it! Check the website for events like underwear, prison and bare chest nights. Happy ho...

Lone Star Saloon

A true and original bear bar... I think it is where is born bears BAR fun and easy going place with a big outdoor back patio! little bit crooked Oh! it works! well I meet my first BF there LOL! Very popular on weekend nights and for sundays afternoon beer bust.

The Eagle

Closed for a few years the eagle has now re-opened in SoMa! A great addition to the gay bear district so that you can come from Lone Star or Hole in The wall and hangout here. Very popuplar on weekend days, specially on sundays. Concerts on thursdays. You will like the huge outdoor patio when the we...

Hole in the Wall Saloon

A very friendly neighborhood gay biker bar on Folsom street. They mostly play rock or hard rock here (well, we said biker bar!). You could have a lot of fun here, don't be shy and push the doors of this great saloon. Often crowded while other bars of the neighborhood are still empty, like in the af...

Fresh @ Ruby Skye (Monthly)

Gay Parties no longer organized at Ruby Skye, unreferencing. Folsom Special week end One Sunday a month, Fresh SF takes over downtown dance club Ruby Skye for one of SF's biggest circuit parties. National DJ's, 2 levels, dance floor, smoking room and hot shirtless boys dancing 6pm - midnight. ...

Streetbar

The Street bar has been around since 1991 and has a wide list of cocktails! The outdoor (smoking) patio offers a view of the San Jacinto mountains deserve that you checkout this place. Many drag shows and karaoke every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday... People generally start the karaoke after...

Spurline

The Spurline is Palm Springs video lounge playing 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, and sometimes sports. Karaoke on thursdays and very busy and popular Saturdays with showtunes night... Always packed, friendly staff but you got to like showtunes...

Moby Dick

Friendly, down-to-earth Castro neighborhood bar for over thirty years with pool table and pinball. Interesting music videos adorn the four video screens and video quiz enthusiasts gather. maybe they will think having Karaoke soon! their Happy hour is Mon - Fri 3pm - 8pm...

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