Sometimes people in the GLBT community walk into a bar and immediately feel unwelcome. It is not always easy to find a gay bar where you can get comfortable and feel at home. Here is a list of gay bars that specialize in doing just that. Whether you are looking for a dance club, drink specials, conversation or a big screen television to watch sports — it is all available in the Baltimore area. Club Hippo 1 W.
Gay Nightlife in Baltimore: Best Bars, Clubs, & More
This guide was written by Sierra Billingslea. Baltimore is a queer city — from its history of John Waters and Divine to the flourishing trans community and radical fashion of today. Growing up in the rural area around the city, Baltimore was where I first encountered queerness in its lived sense; I went to Baltimore for restaurants, art festivals, and music. Four years ago I moved to Baltimore and what made me stay was a welcoming, open, and eccentric queer community. Although Baltimore is not known as a tourist destination or a LGBTQ vacation spot, the city has an abundance of culture and beauty to offer its visitors and residents. The co-op goes out of their way to hire trans people of color, disabled people, and formerly incarcerated people.
According to its website, it features multiple bars, a ladies lounge, karaoke, and special events. Reviews tout it as a great place for excellent music and people with whom to mingle. In addition, the staff is great. Grand Central Club is open from 4 p. Located in the Mt.
Although Washington, D. Baltimore is Maryland's largest city and located just 40 miles northeast of Washington. While the city is a worthwhile destination for any traveler for its long history and trendy neighborhoods, LGBT tourists will find Baltimore to be especially welcoming and open. It's the hometown of iconic gay filmmaker John Waters and his drag queen muse, Divine, and the Mount Vernon neighborhood is one of the longest-established gay districts in the country.