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Once the center of gay culture, gay bars were meeting places that provided safe havens and community centers for LGBTs of all ages. With the advent of Internet and integration, and of course rising rents, the gay bar scene may be dwindling, but these old-timer gay and lesbian bars not only continue to sling drinks* but serve as historical monuments to the rich history of these places of belonging and the clientele that found themselves there.

*Some may have shuttered, but we're leaving them on with a note lest they be forgotten.

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