‘These are our homes’: LA gay bars fight to stay afloat after year of shutdown

‘These are our homes’: LA gay bars fight to stay afloat after year of shutdown

The Guardian

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Historic queer institutions across southern California that have been safe spaces for LGBTQ+ crowds for decades are in danger of closing permanently

Four iconic Los Angeles gay bars, touting a combined history of 130 years, have permanently closed during the pandemic and many more have warned that they are on the brink of shutdown.

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