Guests can expect good drinks, great food, and unforgettable moments. Attik is the newest addition to the Chapel Street nightlife scene. The lounge, bar, and club has dedicated Friday nights to Mother parties, which are geared towards queer Melbourne girls.
What answer or topic would you like to see when you come back next Monday?! Just tuning in? So, gay RVA, I have a bone to pick with you!
Richmond is an old place, at least in American terms. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people have always been a part of its history. This exhibit is dedicated to all those who challenged the norms of society, who lived free and honest lives, and who moved us forward - maybe just a little, but always forward.
In fact, the ABC board frowned on such clubs and even closed one for having too many gay patrons. Leo Joseph Koury was a straight man who grew up in the restaurant business in Richmond but presented somewhat like a Jersey gangster, overweight and diabetic and - some say - diabolical. So the bars were the main focus of the gay community.
Richmond, Virginia is not known for being extremely gay-friendly, as Virginia has a ban on same sex marriage and it can be difficult to be openly gay in some areas of the city. Still there is a strong activist gay scene in the city, much of it located near Virginia Commonwealth University. Consulting with a resident Richmond, Virginia gay realtor who is familiar with the more accepting and affordable areas of Richmond to live in is highly recommended simply because it is such a large city ofpeople that consists of dozens of neighborhoods.
Do gay bars where men hang out in leather chaps still exist? They do in Collingwood at the Laird, a safe welcoming pub for same-sex attracted cisgender and transgender males. This is a friendly watering hole with accommodation and nightly events from pool comps and trivia to dance parties and fetish nights.
By Troy Petenbrink on September 30, thegaytraveler. At least in regards to attracting more LGBT visitors. So here it is.
Some forums can only be seen by registered members. I am a single gay, guy in my 20s who will soon be graduating from grad school and moving to Richmond. Are there neighborhoods that have a more predominant gay population?
Harrison grew up in the small farming community of Emporia, Virginia and moved to Richmond as an adult. This week he led a vigil for the victims of the Orlando shooting, and here he shares about the significance of gay bars in Richmond. Listen Listening