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I Have Been to a Gay Bar

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    Strange New World. - One of my friends is actually a pretty good singer, plays a dozen instruments, and often gets small gigs in bars, and i like to go along to support her.. and...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 1 Response May 27, 2013

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    First Club - Last night, my college GSA took an unofficial trip to TigerHeat, a gay club in Los Angeles.  Not only was this only my third time in LA, it was also my first club...
    axelval axelval 18-21, T 2 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    Yes I Have - My story went to the forum by accident, sorry all......
    pinkie5549 pinkie5549 61-65, F Sep 4, 2011

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    The 'ol Switcharoo - So it was a friend's birthday and Anthony and I went with him to his favourite gay bar.  During the evening, I notice this short little guy...
    Kilyra Kilyra 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    It's Not An Excuse to Grope Me - I remember the first time I went to a gay bar. I wore a lowcut t-shirt and jeans. Had my hair in pigtails and wore my Buffalo trainers. I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 17, 2008

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    I went to one once, all I can say is I rather go fishing!
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M Feb 28

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    Going Tonight - I have been to gay bars many tines and I love it I love the music the dancing the drinks and the guys I go at least a couple times a month sometimes I dress in drag...
    Jannisemichael Jannisemichael 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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    My Gay Club - I want to start out by saying this is my first time writing a TRUE STORY that happen when I was younger. At the time I had just turned 18 and had a girlfriend. I...
    Thinkingalways Thinkingalways 26-30 2 Responses May 22, 2013

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    Fun Places! - In Paris there are some great gay bars. The guys don't hit on you for sex, even if you're not wearing anything, but they might ask where you bought something! There...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    I've Been to One a Few Times - I didn't really enjoy it as it was very clubbish.  It just isn't my scene.  I'm more of a hippie, I guess.  I have been a few times...
    haydenrules haydenrules 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    I Went To A Gay Bar - I use to go to paddys when I first started experimenting with my sexuality I felt normal I was with people like me I made some friends and met knew people it...
    jat1963 jat1963 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    World Of Wonders;) - It was one of the most unforgettable nights of my life;) I have to "Give to Caesar what is Caesar's" because these guys really know how to entertain others and...
    loveisabitch loveisabitch 22-25, F Feb 20, 2011

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    Yup With My Friend - Nothing crazy happened. A lot of Britney Spears and Lady Gaga music. I don't find their music that great. I danced with my female friend some and had a fun...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    Lets Go! - So I am a lesbian & sometimes I just want to go to a gay & lesbian bar. I go to the straight clubs all the time with my straight friends. When we go I dont have fun...
    1331jean 1331jean 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 22, 2013

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    Club Gemini - I had fun.My boyfriend was dancing with someone else, but I didn't care.  I love people watching, and it was a Rave- a techno music party, 12hrs long.  Everyone was...
    yake25 yake25 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2012

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    First Time - Went with a friend to a private party at a bar that we didn't know was a gay bar.  All of the bartenders were women dressed as men, and all of the waitresses were...
    spark19 spark19 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    Been to Quite a Few! - If you have gay friends it's just something you do. I'm not  so callow as to get all insecure and defensive about it - it's fun! The only complaint I've...
    Rob22make3 Rob22make3 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    Pub Crawl - Years ago when we visited England a large group of us went on a pub crawl. We had lots of fun. One of the pubs we ended up at was for gay men and we didn't realize it...
    deadant7 deadant7 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2012

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    Love It! - I'm a female and I have been to gay bars before. Let's be honest, the music is great and as a female, you don't have creepy dudes hitting on you or trying to dance (or...
    luckygal123 luckygal123 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    Been To A Few - and being honest they can be good fun or total dross, depends on the clientele and the atmosphere. One thing you can virtually guarantee though is that someone will...
    shortsy shortsy 41-45, M Dec 12, 2012

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    I Used To Be Straight But Now I'm A Regular - I never would have gone in a gay club or bar before but now I'm a regular customer, I've met many men there and enjoy it like you can...
    MonicaCD MonicaCD 51-55, T 3 Responses May 13, 2012

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    A Bad Encounter At A Gay Bar - One of my close friends I met in the Army admitted to me that he was gay (before Don't Ask Don't Tell was repealed) and so I started going places...
    NefariousDrake NefariousDrake 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 22, 2012

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    Fun Story - I don't think you can really go anywhere more fun then going to a gay dance club. Seriously. Many years back, a Guy I'll just call Loki, had invited me to go out with...
    Skunktails Skunktails 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    Going, Going, Gone. - Three in the same night actually. The first was empty, it being the start of the night. We accidentally walked into the toilets at first because we got lost...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 12 Responses May 21, 2010

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    It Was In Good Ol' Castro San Fran And Had A Blast! - The few times I have been to a gay bar I find that most people are there to be themselves and it made me feel liberated like...
    shyne85 shyne85 26-30 1 Response Jun 8, 2011

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    Great Place to Go... - In a city where I work frequently there is a great gay bar.  I have several male gay friends that are also coworkers. Several times a year I will...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 15 Responses Oct 16, 2008

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    I'm Stright But Like Gay Bars - I used to live in Columbus,OH. I was a truck driver travelling across the country. I ended up back in Columbus and went back to my favorite bar...
    888jake 888jake 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 20, 2012

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    Enjoying Both Lives - It was halloween 2009, my friends and I were discussing where to go, and a gay frined of a friend told us to go to the biggest gay club in colombia, and maybe...
    zanaffer zanaffer 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2011

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    1980s And 1990s - i would go to the gay bars with my best friend who happen to be gay..i never to this day had so much fun in a bar...the dancing, the lights, the visuals, the...
    WindyCityCat WindyCityCat 41-45, F 1 Response May 21, 2010

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    Underage In Sf - When I was couch surfing around San Francisco when I was twenty. I was with a small group and we had already blown through a couple bottles of cheap rum and were...
    pooner pooner 26-30 1 Response May 28, 2009

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    I have been wanting to go to a gay bar for ages. So last night I dragged my straight best friend with me as my wingman. It turns out that the gay bar we went to was mostly guys...
    rowanweir rowanweir 18-21, F Mar 14

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    Going Out Without My Husband... - When my husband was deployed, just after we were married, I had a very gay coworker.  He took me to a gay bar twice to watch the drag show, and...
    AloneInHawaii AloneInHawaii 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    Saudi Lesbian Couple Looking For Gay Moc's - two lesbian girls looking for two gay Moc's...
    lesbiancouple lesbiancouple 18-21, F Sep 11, 2013

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    A Good Encounter At A Gay Bar - After my close friend in the Army admitted to me (before Don't Ask Don't Tell was repealed) that he was gay, I started going to places and meeting...
    NefariousDrake NefariousDrake 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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    Going To A Gay Bar This Friday - I can't wait til this friday. It will be my first time going, although i am nervous. I don't know if anyone will try to put stuff in my drinks...
    lorsive lorsive 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    A Couple Of Times - I've been to a few gay bars with a couple of my gay friends.  Most of them were a lot of fun, though I found the ***** bar to be a little awkward.  I mean, I...
    WildMagic WildMagic 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    Hey Girl! I Want to Take You to a Gay Bar! - All different videos for the same song.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q54LJ5RsqRw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJpRWcdRNRU...
    fitterhappiervelcro fitterhappiervelcro 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 16, 2008

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    I Am Bi. I.... - I am a 25 year old bisexual woman from US. I discovered that I was bi-curious when I was 17. I went out looking for one thing and found another. It took me a long...
    bisexuallucy bisexuallucy 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2012

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    I went there and it was a refreshing change from other bars
    Sufferedloss Sufferedloss 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Or 3 Or 30... - In Asia, where I live out my life, gays bars, while not everywhere, are at least readily findable. The more prominent and permanent are the ladyboy bars, of high...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2011

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    Did I Just Say That??? - One of my best girl friends is bi-sexual.  She moved to another state a few years back but her family is in my area so she still comes to see visit me...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle 41-45, F 8 Responses Oct 16, 2008

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    Well Not Quite - Never been to a gay bar, but I was once at a regular bar and someone got gay on me. I was a casino runner at the time, and a regular customer of mine came up to me...
    VendettA12 VendettA12 33, M 2 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    Swallowing: A Hetero Experience - My profession requires that I take continuing education classes to stay abreast of changes in the industry.  I like to travel, but don't get...
    AaaaaaRGH AaaaaaRGH 36-40, M 9 Responses Sep 28, 2010

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    What You Do When Bored - Now I've known people who do small things when bored, but when you live where I live you're up doing STUPID things, like sticking condoms on door handles...
    FluffyFirerose FluffyFirerose 18-21, F 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    Funny Thing - Today I found out from my friend that she had put her cell phone in the washing machine with her clothes. >.> <.< >_< Now I dunno if I can txt her. >_< And she was...
    FluffyFirerose FluffyFirerose 18-21, F May 12, 2012

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    I was about 21.Being so innocent, Not knowing that there are g..ys or men who are interested in others, I was so shocked by what happened. we were in a bus, a big man sitting...
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    I first met Brad when I was 11 & he was 13. His family came to vacation during 4th of July at the beach where I lived. After several summers & hundreds of letters (way before the...
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