Lauren Boebert and her date's recent removal from a Denver theatre for causing a disturbance due to their behavior, the GOP lawmaker's date has been identified as Quinn Gallagher, a co-owner of Hooch Craft Cocktail Bar, which has hosted drag shows in the past.Gallagher, 46, was Boebert's date to see Beetlejuice: The Musical at the Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre last Sunday where both were later escorted out following complaints about their behavior that included vaping, being loud and groping one another.
According to the Daily Mail, Gallagher is believed to be a Democrat and has been dating the Colorado Republican for several months.Gallagher, a Colorado native, started out as bar manager of Hooch Craft Cocktail Bar in Aspen with co-bar manager Pat Flannigan in April 2016, the two then took over as general managers in 2021 and officially became co-owners in 2022, according to The Aspen Times.
In addition, the venue has hosted events in support of the LGBTQ+ community, including a women's party for Aspen Gay Ski Week and a "Winter Wonderland Burlesque & Drag Show."Boebert has been an outspoken critic of drag, claiming it offends her Christian beliefs.
In a post to social media platform X, formerly Twitter, Boebert wrote in June 2022: "Take your children to Church, not drag bars."Boebert has also been a staunch opponent of LGBTQ+ rights in Congress.