With weekly and monthly events, there's always something or someone, if you get my drift to do. Want to keep in the know? Follow a party's profile page and we'll email you when the next one is announced! Who said you can't get down on a Monday? No shame! This drag king night is a hugely popular meetup for lesbians.
Oakland, CA's nightlife warmly embraces the LGBT community
M arching down Market Street, Lenn Keller knew she was experiencing an extraordinary moment in history. For far too long, Keller, now 67, has watched the stories and accomplishments of her community fade from both memory and view. People are taught there are certain people who are considered throwaway people. And as for representations of homosexuality? The first came at age 17, when she ran away from home with a friend and found communities of artists and black radicals in New York City. She met photographers, filmmakers and musicians.
Lenn Keller: Keeping the Bay Area’s Black Lesbian History Alive
With six full bars, a billiards room, smoking lounge, and multiple dance floors, it's easy to believe Bench and Bar's claim to the title of the Bay Area's biggest gay and lesbian dance club. Fridays have a soul happy hour from to p. Other nights are a mix of dance, house, and Latin music.