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Police are looking for a man who opened fire in the parking lot of Toucan's Tiki Lounge Police are searching for a man who opened fire in the parking lot of a Palm Springs gay bar, injuring two people in the early hours of Sunday, March 24. A fight broke out in Toucan’s Tiki Lounge, which spilled outside. Shots were then fired, and two people were struck in the lower half of their bodies, one outside the club and one inside. Cellphone...
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The Philadelphia LGBTQ community is shook after another violent attack took place on Sunday night outside a popular gay bar. The victim, a 50-year-old patron of The Toasted Walnut, was standing right outside the bar around 11PM on Sunday night when the assault took place. According to police reports, four men and a woman took part in the assault. Josh Schonewolf, the bartender who was working that night, saw the attack as it happened. “All of a sudden a car full of guys...
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You never know who you’re going to bump into at the local gay dive. Maybe you’ll see Aaron Carter relaunching his career, or country sensation Cam dancing atop the bar. You might briefly bump into conservative Milo sympathizer Chadwick Moore before he gets kicked out. Hey, you might even find Morgan Freeman saddled up with a drink. Unlikely, but possible. But this week’s “what were they doing there?” story features Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin, who were both spotted at The Cranberry...
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Two men were viciously attacked early Sunday morning as they left a gay bar in Brooklyn, New York. According to the local ABC affiliate, the two men - one 29-years-old, the other 34-years-old - had just left the Metropolitan Bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, when a man approaching them called out with a homophobic slur. The incident quickly escalated with the attacker punching the 34-year-old in the face, and throwing the 29-year-old against a tree. Both were knocked unconscious. The good news is...
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This historic photo marks the very first time Pride has been celebrated at the South Pole Eight hundred and fifty miles from the South Pole, ten employees at McMurdo Station, the United Station’s main Antarctic station, decided to take a photograph with the rainbow flag to celebrate LGBT Pride, in a place it had never before been celebrated. Timing would be key so the group decided to take the photo on April 22—and not during Pride month in June—as by...
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Shane Sleeper reportedly planned to gun down members of his local LGBT community at gay bars. Police in Illinois have located a suspect accused of planning terror attacks on gay bars after mistakenly releasing him from jail. Shane Sleeper, 31, was initially arrested by police in February and has been held in jail since then. Originally, he faced misdemeanor charges of obstructing and resisting a police officer. The state attorney’s office later dropped those charges, but only to streamline the process...
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One assailant called him a "f*cking f*ggot," before the trio began punching him. Police in Melbourne are searching for three suspects who viciously attacked a man leaving a gay bar. The 36-year-old victim, identified as Brandon, was leaving Sircuit Bar in late January when the trio followed him. One assailant called him a “fucking faggot,” before the group began punching him. The assault left Brandon with a fractured skull and bruised ribs. He was unable to open one of his eyes...
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"We now understand that flying this flag—at this point in time, in particular—was at best tone-deaf, and at worst offensive." A popular sports bar in Washington, D.C., is embroiled in controversy after hoisting a “Blue Lives Matter” flag outside its facade. Last weekend, staff at Nellie’s Sports Bar wanted a group of LGBT police meeting at the bar to know it was “a welcoming space.” So they decided to raise a “Blue Lives Matter” flag. The tagline, a riff off of the...
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“We were just talking, and before we knew it, he was under the car.” A driver drove into at least four people leaving a gay bar in Houston Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring several others. The driver, 25-year-old Cordale Robinson, hopped up onto the sidewalk outside Bayou City Bar & Grill in Houston’s LGBT-friendly Montrose neighborhood. “It just appeared out of nowhere and he just came in and started hitting and running over people and dragging people and tearing...
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Circa Soho will be unveiling Hungerford House on Embankment later this spring The owner of popular gay bar Circa in London, UK, has announced the brand’s expansion. In addition to Circa Soho on Frith Street, a new late-night club will throw open its doors later this spring. The original Circa opened in May 2011. The forthcoming opening bucks the recent trend in the UK capital, which has seen dozens of LGBTI venues close. Approximately 50% of its venues have disappeared over...

Me’Shach Israel-Miller posted on Grindr that he would murder "85 f*ggots at a gay club." A Columbus, Ohio, man has been arrested after threatening to kill dozens of people at a local gay bar. Police say Me’Shach Israel-Miller posted that he would murder “85 faggots at a gay club” while chatting with Montrese Hollar on Grindr. Hollar took a screenshot of Miller’s threat and contacted authorities. “His response… was completely off the wall,” says Hollar. “When he mentioned 85 in...
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"Just shaking my head and finger today as many parts of our history end up in the dumpsters in back alleys again." The Gangway, believed to be San Francisco’s oldest operating gay bar, poured its last drink on Sunday. After a wage-related lawsuit, a failed sale attempt, and the death of a longtime manager in 2016, the bar floundered and never recovered. Some type of bar has been operating at the Gangway’s Tenderloin address, 841 Larkin Street, since 1910. (According to...
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It sounds like the setup for an off-color joke: A boy comes out to his mother, who then calls a gay bar asking advice as to what she should do. But such was the situation this week when a mother rang up a Mississippi gay bar called well, Sipps, asking the bartender what she should say to her newly-out son. The bartender that night was a certain Kara Cowley, who picked up the phone, and here’s how the convo went (via...
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Witnesses reported several individuals dressed in black throwing handmade incendiary devices into Circo Bar in Santorce. A suspicious fire is being reported at Circo Bar, a popular gay nightclub in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Reports indicate witnesses saw several individuals dressed all in black throw handmade incendiary devices into the club, located on Calle Condado in Santurce, some time around 7:30pm Sunday. The fire was quickly extinguished, and there are no reports of injuries or serious damage to the property. San Juan...

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