I want lgbt book stores, lgbt coffee houses, and lgbt theaters to replace lgbt bars as centers of community, places to meet people, and lgbt rights of passage.
YES. i am so fucking TIRED of every queer event being at a bar or another 21+ venue, especially when alcoholism is a thing for so many, esp. queer youth, and community isolation is such a major factor in so many suicides.
If youre in NYC then Blue Stockings in Astor Place is an LGBT bookstore/coffee house that run completely off volunteer work. And they have a rather large radical lit section too.Just a heads up