Or if you like Top 40 pabulum remixed to the point where it is nothing more than a steady thump, thump, thump, then a straight club could be your bag. To be fair, there are straight clubs that play great music and have fun, nonjudgmental crowds, and there are gay bars that are nothing more than S and M Stand and Model clubs. The Voice of an Angel: Try going on to the dance floor by yourself in a straight bar and see how many curious looks you get. Brooklyn in One Day. Queens-based Club Evolution claims to be the lone gay Latin dance club in New York City though there are a number of Latin gay bars in Jackson Heights, where it resides.
My straight friend Ron had come to my rescue, and with a quick "Come on, honey" from Ron, I was marked as taken territory and left alone for the rest of the night.
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By "gay bar", I mean any bar that caters primarily to gay men or lesbians. Even though he was straight and had a girlfriend, Ron and I went dancing together often; we both loved to dance, and if no one wanted to go out with us, we knew we could dance in a gay bar without being hassled. You won't have to prove to the doorperson that you are rich enough, cool enough, pretty enough, or popular enough to be there. It's a good place to meet people. The 70 Best Albums of Popmatters is wholly independently owned and operated. Drag queens are the most popular subculture in the gay community, and most gay bars have drag shows at least once a week.