As such, same-sex couples generally needn't feel on guard. The Seattle PI. Archived from the original on September 12, While homophobic verbal and physical attacks are rare in Paris, they unfortunately sometimes do happen. Another gay nightclub that's become an institution, Numbers offers a wide variety of dance and DJs seven nights a week. There's a huge choice of lesbian and gay bars in London, from relaxed drinking spots, to lively DJ bars and gay nightclubs. The more intimate sibling of the popular Leicester Square hangout, Ku Bar Soho is a great place for romantic drinks or people watching on Old Compton Street.
Retrieved 22 January The list goes on. The first recorded use of the term 'gay bar' is in the diaries of homosexual British comedian Kenneth Williams:
This may be more common in specialty bars, such as gay male leather fetish or BDSM bars, or bars or clubs which have a strict dress code.