Mexico City, Mexico

A dimly-lit dance bar with a religious-themed decor and a dance floor big enough for 300 people. Includes a podium for male strippers.
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Mexico City, Mexico

Sodome is Mexico City's poshest gay sauna with a bar, sauna, steam room, maze, dark room, foam room, dance floor and weekly events. Prices include a locker, towel,...
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Berlin, Germany

Tom's Bar is a popular meeting place for men for whom "getting a drink" is only a euphemism. The bar's motto is: "For succesful cruising," but visitors can be the judge...
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Panama City, Panama

This gay sauna/bathhouse with gym, labyrinth Turkish bath, VIP relaxing rooms, massages is located near the National Lottery Building in Bella Vista.
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New York City, United States

Perhaps the most famous gay bar in America, The Stonewall Inn was the site of the 1969 riots that ushered in a new era for gay rights in America.  Though it's...
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Mexico City, Mexico

Named after the gay erotica illustrator Tom of Finland, this men-only leather bar attracts an older crowd. Here you'll find your fare amount of sleaze complete with porn...
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Barcelona, Spain

Recently renovated, Metro Disco is full of good looking guys drawn by the dark room, pool table and cruising area. Parties feature go-go dancers, strippers and resident...
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Paris, France

At Raidd Bar, you know the performers are squeaky clean. The gimmick here is watching the male strippers shower hourly in plexiglass stalls. Equally easy on the eye in...
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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Modern and very busy, this venue holds up to 900 people. It has four different interconnected areas and a VIP. With parties Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and once a...
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Guadalajara, Mexico

California's Bar, an atmospheric Mexican cantina, is one of the best-known gay bars in town. It draws a diverse crowd with cheap beer and good music. Recently remodeled,...
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New York City, United States

Just shy of divey, Barracuda Bar in Chelsea is a staple of the neighborhood.  A long bar at the front leads to a back lounge with stage and couches, where every...
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New York City, United States

If you're looking for a classic, no-holds-barred fetish bar, The Eagle fits the bill.  Multiple themed nights including jockstrap, foot worship, and leather keep...
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Panama City, Panama

XS Club ranks as the biggest gay disco in the country. On Tumba Muerto across from the SIGLO XXI shopping center, it attracts a young crowd with light and laser...
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Opened in 2016, Mr. Flamingo is a fun gay cocktail and martini bar within reach of other gay nightlife standards La Noche, CC Slaughters and Paco's Ranch. The vibe is...
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San Francisco, United States

The polished brass details and leather couches at Beaux may lead you to believe that it's just a spot for a few beers - and it is a good stop for happy hour - but the...
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Le Boy Fitness is the spinoff sauna adjacent to the famous club of the same name in Copacabana. Created to cater to the club goers who need somewhere to relax and...
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Mexico City, Mexico

Nicho Bears & Bar is well, a bar for bears that feels like a cave. Music is pop hits, Fridays are known for karaoke, and beer is cheap. Women are not allowed.
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Cape Town, South Africa

The Amsterdam Action Bar in the heart of the gay village offers two floors of anything-goes action. The mellow downstairs has an outside deck off the bar area, a pool...
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

The long-running Sitges dance bar has been a fixture on the Parlermo gay scene since 1996, drawing big pre-club crowds by midnight on weekends with a dance floor, comedy...
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Pretoria, South Africa

This Camp David is for men-only. Advertised as a sex club for gay and bi men, members must remove all clothes upon entering but can keep their shoes on. Inside are the...
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Bogota, Colombia

A LGBTQ favorite for its Wednesday parties, Cavu has live DJs, drag shows, happy hour until 10 pm and no cover from 6 pm to 9 pm.
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New York City, United States

Opened in the late 1990s, G Lounge has long been a Chelsea hangout for pretty preening boys who sip on martinis served by beautiful bodied and often shirtless...
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pepo Pepona is a gay resto-bar that took over the locale of the popular Inside restaurant in April 2016. There is a dinner menu, but the spicy stripper table...
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London, England

Off Rupert Street, The Yard is a historic gay bar with a heated, plant-filled courtyard, overlooked by a loft bar with comfortable lounge seating and bare brick walls....
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Berlin, Germany

A meeting place for "hairy men, muscle bears, chasers and admirers", Woof really kicks it into high gear during Sunday's KitKat Club Team event, where the party-goers...
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Berlin, Germany

Dating back to the 1920s, Hafenbar has since changed locations, but has preserved a kitschy decor dominated by maritime accents salvaged from the former banana freighter...
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Los Angeles, United States

Hamburger Mary's is a camp, open-air bar whose motto is "eat, drink and be...Mary." Along with her burgers, she serves up an extensive menu of cocktails, drag shows,...
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Los Angeles, United States

Fubar is an edgy alternative bar with a NYC East Village vibe. Known for its drag shows and male go-go dancers, it has themed party nights like Booty Bumping Fridays....
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Berlin, Germany

Lab.Oratory is the gay male sex-club that lies beneath Berghain and, many would argue, gives the latter its intrigue. Not for the faint of heart, this club is an...
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Cancun, Mexico

Opening late on Fridays and Saturdays, the 11:11 Club is fun and local in downtown Cancún with hunky go-go dancers and house music. Open bar on Fridays is under $10. 
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London, England

Comptons has cemented its reputation as the Grand Dame of Queer Street since it opened in 1986. On the ground floor of what first opened as the The Swiss Hotel in 1890,...
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Orlando, United States

A fixture on the gay scene since 1987, Hank's calls itself "The Best Little Bar - With The Worst Reputation". It is a no-frills neighborhood hangout with cheap beer,...
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Hong Kong, China

One of Hong Kong's oldest saunas, the Central Escalator Sauna is next to the Mid-Level Escalator on the second floor of the Cheung Hing Commercial Building. It is small but attracts an international crowd of tourists with steam, sauna, hot tub, a few private cabins and TV room. It serves lunch, high tea, snacks and...
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Florianópolis - SC, Brazil

Termas Oceano is a sauna and sex club for masculine men with a bar, relaxation room, two video rooms, a dark room, glory hole, erotic labyrinth, voyeur cabin, sling,...
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Cape Town, South Africa

Barcode, established in 1999, is the city's only gay/bi leather bar and fetish venue. The bar has a maze of darkrooms, slings and an outdoor deck with special themed...
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Brighton, England

Built in 1787 as the Golden Cross Inn, the historic Marlborough has been an LGBTQ venue since the 1970s, with a cozy 60-seater theater with a proscenium-arch stage and a...
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Mannheim, Germany

The Klatsch is Mannheim's oldest gay café-bar, maintaining a very friendly welcome and affordable prices over the years. Open since 1990, the space is on the small side...
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Los Angeles, United States

Around since 1981, Gold Coast is a small but legendary cruise bar popular with the local crowd and older gays and transgenders. It has a pool table, cheap cocktail and...
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Provincetown, United States

The Wave is The Crown & Anchor's video bar, and it has a dozen flat screen TVs to prove it. Whether you want to kick back and watch the game or dance the night away in front of some steamy scenes, the Wave is the spot for a little visual satisfaction. Bartenders are friendly and accommodating, and everything unfolds...
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Provincetown, United States

Neither a meat-market pick-up spot nor a locals-only dive, The Monkey Bar keeps things simple: it's just a nice place to hang with your friends and throw back a few cold ones. The music is loud, the bartenders are cool and there are multiple TVs playing cheesy music videos. A small menu of Asian-influenced bar food is...
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Washington DC, United States

The strength of the mixed drinks at this dark, cash-only dive bar is legendary. There's a real fireplace to gather round at happy hour - though the furnishings have...
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Phoenix, United States

Kobalt boasts the best happy hour, best karaoke and the most friendly and unique gay bar around as evidenced by the bar's multiple awards and honors. Daily drink...
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Phoenix, United States

Cruisin' 7th has it all! From drag shows to go-go dancers, strippers, comedy nights and theme nights, karaoke and pool tables, you'll find what you're looking for, and...
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Toronto, Canada

You've got to be 18 years old to enter this private, men-only sauna. It's a bathhouse with a drinking fountain that dispenses mouthwash and a full array of...
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Seattle, United States

One of Capitol Hill's most popular leather bars, The Cuff Complex pours strong drinks, hosts themed nights, dance parties, and is always a hefty dose of leather...
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Shanghai, China

Eddy's Bar is the oldest gay bar in the city, open in 1995 but had to move six times before settling in 2002 on Huahai Lu near Jiaotong University. Small and dark, it is where locals and expats meet up, especially after 10 pm on the weekends. The sweaty dance club Shanghai Studio, another golden goldie, used to be across...
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Shanghai, China

Icon, a five-minute walk from the Shanghai Stadium subway station, is touted as the largest gay dance club in Asia with four bars, dance floor, DJs, elaborate shows and...
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London, England

The Duke of Wellington, also known as "The Welly", is a hetero-friendly local bar at the end of Old Compton Street. Traditionally popular with an over-30 gay crowd, the...
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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Getto is a fun and friendly bar that describes itself as "an attitude-free zone, for gays, lesbians, bi, queers and straights". It specializes in reasonably priced...
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Guadalajara, Mexico

A good place to end the night - or begin the morning, Babel livens up things with go-go boys, VIP rooms, big-screen videos and resident and guest DJs. The space is...
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Paris, France

Previously Le Carré, Café Voulez-Vous has a sleek yet laid-back new identity, new menu and new owner, most recently artistic director of Queen nightclub. The chef at...
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Madrid, Spain

Although the nightclub on Montserrat closed, Odarko continues as a popular gay fetish club night for masculine men that takes place once a month in different venues with...

Paris, France

Bears meet up at the Bear's Den nightly to swill beer on the outdoor terrace or crowd the small dance floor in the basement. There'e a tea party every Sunday until 9 pm...
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New York City, United States

The Cock is a down-and-dirty, hardcore cruising dive bar with a reputation for judgement-free debauchery.  Drinks are cheap, but no one's here to get drunk, and...
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New York City, United States

The only gay bar on the Upper West Side, Candle Bar is a low-key, neighborhood spot with an older clientele and shabby but comfortable interior.  The bartenders can be hit-or-miss, but drinks are reliably strong.
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Cape Town, South Africa

Dance the night away at the multi-level, multi-dance floor Crew, which goes almost to dawn. It has a hunky wait staff, themed events and celebrates South African Women's...
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Glam brings in a young crowd of porteños and foreigners for past-sunrise dancing on a packed dance floor to electronic, dance and world music accompanied by handsome...
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Panama City, Panama

Xscape is an upscale gay disco bar in the El Dorado Shopping Center next to a Pizza Hut, a taxi ride away from the city center, It has an intimate atmosphere but a small dance floor.
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San Francisco, United States

The kind of club where you're more likely to check your shirt than your coat, Badlands has been pumping techno onto a wild dance floor for years. The crowd here ranges...
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Paris, France

The tropical-kitsch Banana Café takes a lesson from Josephine Baker's playbook as beautiful Go Go Boys wearing little more than a banana promenade on stage nightly....
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Brighton, England

A combination of pub and club, the Bulldog is said to be the oldest gay venue in Brighton, serving the community since 1979. Housed in a former brewery which has been...
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

For men only, the gay lounge bar Wet Dreams is home to the first shower strip show in Puerto Vallarta. Amateur hour in the shower is held every Sunday and Monday. Open...
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New York City, United States

This lounge slash bar serves elegant cocktails to beautiful boys in a sweeping, dramatic space.  Two floors of chic, intimate seating topped by a skylight, Therapy...
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Palm Springs, United States

Open since 1998, Hunters is one of the longest-running establishments in town with an all-day (10 am -7 pm) "Size Matters" happy hour, a DJ spinning dance tunes, pool...
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Medellin, Colombia

Donde Aquellos right near Parque Lleras (known for cruising) is a relaxed sidewalk cafe made for people watching by those who like to be seen. That said, it's no...
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Bar Rouge is marked by a large glowing red sign of a martini glass. Inside the decor is chic with a house music soundtrack, sexy barmen and a warm welcome, a convivial...
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Brussels, Belgium

Le Baroque is a small, friendly and relaxed bear bar open since 2009 that serves beer and cocktails and plays pop to disco classics with DJs on weekends. Seating outside.
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Brussels, Belgium

Le Belgica, a Brussels institution since the 1980s, is a small gay dive bar that fills up with a lively and friendly crowd that spills out onto the street in finer...
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Cape Town, South Africa

Dress is smart casual at the upscale Pink Panther Gay Club, launched in early 2017. The all-inclusive dance club is on one of Kloof Street's busiest corners previously...
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Guadalajara, Mexico

You can dance until sunup Sundays at the high-end Envy disco. With sister clubs in Mexico City and Puebla, it brings together good music, good space, good ambiance and...
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Panama City, Panama

The Rabbit Hole nighttime massage parlor opened in July 2016 right next to gay nightclub Xscape. Open from 9 pm to 4 am and during the day by appointment, men choose...
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Paris, France

A Marais favorite for almost 30 years, the Quetzal Bar is usually full of hot men drinking cool tropical cocktails or a Grimbergen, particularly on weekends and after...
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Paris, France

This little locale with a green facade is the oldest gay bar in the Marais and one of the most unpretentious in both its clientele and bare bones decor. It gets almost...
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

The gay-owned CC Slaughters PV is a late-night and early-morning dance club and lounge, cousin to one of the same name in Portland, Ore. Open seven nights a week with no...
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Nice, France

Across the street from Le Bar Butch, Le Bar Bitch serves cocktails and coffee with outside seating, themes, parties and DJs. It attracts a younger crowd.
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Toronto, Canada

Established in 1993 in the heart of Toronto's Gay Village, Remington's is Toronto's only licensed all-male strip club. There are two fully renovated floors, one...
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Barcelona, Spain

Sauna Galilea has over 600 square meters (nearly 2,000 sq. ft) spread over four floors with sauna, steam, jacuzzi, professional massage, gym, private cabin with TV and...
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London, England

The Eagle has the feel of a local pub with an added cruise factor popular with the bear men. Weekly parties range from Men Inc. on Fridays to the popular mixed Horse...
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Spartacus Spa-Sauna is spread over four floors and offers all the comforts, including steam, sauna, jacuzzi, nude sunbathing, outdoor pool, bar, rooftop terrace,...
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Sitges, Spain

Next door to the Organic Club, The Bear Bar is just that - a bar for bears, cubs, chubbies, daddies and bear admirers. It has two dark rooms, bear videos and parties. It...
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Barcelona, Spain

The Black Room is a naughty Sunday party that goes on at Club City Hall in an open courtyard, on a sweaty dance floor and in a very dark cruising area upstairs. It's a...
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New York City, United States

The aptly named Nowhere Bar is a little bit out-of-the way in a basement on 14th St, but its warm brick and wood décor with pool table and jukebox, combined with cheap...
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New York City, United States

Quirky and popular Fairytail Lounge is perhaps the only place in New York where you can drink your cocktail perched on top of a centaur.  Full of glitter, feathers,...
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Sitges, Spain

Parrots Bar, part of the Parrots Group that includes the hotel and spa, is a landmark gay watering hole on Plaça de la Indústria with cocktails, appetizers and music. It...
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Palm Springs, United States

Toucan's Tiki Lounge is a dance club for all ages and genders with what may be the longest running drag revue in the area. Tommi Rose and the Playgirls take the stage on...
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Fort Lauderdale, United States

Formerly Boom nightclub, Hunters is an East Coast sibling to clubs in Palm Springs and Chicago. Happy hour generally runs from 4 pm to 9 pm (noon to 8 pm on Sundays),...
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Chicago, United States

One of the first gastropubs in the country, Hopleaf is a 21+ tavern & restaurant with over 250 craft brews to choose from. Located in Andersonville, this dimly-lit,...
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Toronto, Canada

Located in Toronto's Gay Village, Woody's gained notoriety after being featured on the TV show, "Queer as Folk." Offering regular drag shows and a...
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Philadelphia, United States

The multi-level Icandy draws a crowd with its themed bars, Tiki roof deck, DJs and state-of-the art dance floor. Gay-owned and -operated, it also has drag diva brunches...
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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Launched in 1997 by friends Amarildo and Rogério at a time when more and more LGBT bars were opening around Arouche and Avenue Dr. Vieira de Carvalho, ABC Bailão is...
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Philadelphia, United States

Boxers on two floors offers a pool table, brick-oven pizza, tap beer and a multitude of flat screens for sports fans. Gay-owned and -operated, it also sponsors its own...
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Lisbon, Portugal

Opened in 1981, Trumps remains the largest gay club in Lisbon. Upstairs, there's a large bar with lounge, and downstairs is dancing with house in the main room and pop...
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Lisbon, Portugal

Masculine muscled men go to Construction but usually not until 2 am for bear scene central. Set over three floors, the club has several bars and a main dance floor...
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Mykonos, Greece

As the name might suggest, the Elysium Sunset Bar is popular as the sun goes down. It's part of the Elysium gay hotel but open to the public and draws a mixed crowd that...
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Mexico City, Mexico

Action at the Boy Bar begins on the ground floor in the stripper bar and darkroom. Next flight up brings you to the cruising bar. Keep on going to the top floor for a...
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Mykonos, Greece

Lola, off an alleyway in the heart of Mykonos Town, attracts an eclectic crowd with a laid back atmosphere and theatrical decor. With a good selection of colorful and...
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San Diego, United States

Flicks is a gay video/sports bar with a wood dance floor, a small pool table and $2 well drinks on Wednesdays. The week is packed with special events: karaoke...
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Sydney, Australia

A great sound system and light shows have made Arq a standout disco club in town since 1999. The two-level club offers drag shows, special events and DJs spinning house....
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Rosario, Argentina

The Midas Spa For Men is a nicely-appointed gay spa that's not necessarily heavy on the action but a nice place to relax with other men in the beautiful hot tub, steam...
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Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Maximiliano Bar is straight-friendly gay cantina. Small and often packed into the wee hours, the kitschy venue has drag shows, strippers, karaoke and other entertainment...
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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Boteco do Massay puts the bar in barbershop. Launched by businessman Massay Guerreiro and his partner Marcelo Forin in 2016, it is place for men to have their beards,...
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Madrid, Spain

Bearbie Madrid opened in 2013 as the city's first and only disco for bears and and their admirers. It has two levels with top DJs playing pop to house, videos on giant...
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Madrid, Spain

Lakama is a friendly gay cocktail bar with loud music and good looking bartenders, a good spot to meet before heading out to the clubs.
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Vancouver, Canada

Known for its hot bartenders and waitstaff, 1181 serves a high-end cocktail menu in a relaxed lounge setting. The interior is long and narrow, with several seating areas...
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Vancouver, Canada

The Pumpjack is large enough to fit a dance floor and several seating areas with plenty of room left over to breathe, and the drinks are cheap. Some nights will see drag...
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Vancouver, Canada

The Junction is a gay club with Top 40 music, basic decor and a standard drink menu. Drag queen shows and a generally hopping dance floor will keep your blood flowing,...
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Zurich, Switzerland

Completely renovated in 2011, this sauna is the perhaps the best, though not most spacious, in all of Zurich. Modern, spotless and swank, facilities include a bio sauna...
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Montreal, Canada

Le Stud opened in 1995 as "a male bar where men love men", at first drawing members of the Village's leather community but evolving into more of a bear club that is open...
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Cape Town, South Africa

Hot House is an upmarket steam bath in the heart of the gay village with a fireplace and a rooftop sun deck for bronzing or admiring the views. Inside, it offers a...
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Brighton, England

The biggest gay sauce in the city, the Brighton Sauna holds special nights like Naked Thursdays. Popular with locals and visitors, it has a video room, sauna, steam, hot...
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Sitges, Spain

Open since 2013, Central Bar Cafe on Placa Industria features hunky waiters and a large selection of gin as well as coffee and cakes earlier in the day. Happy Hour is 5...
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Sitges, Spain

XXL, across the street from its older sibling El Horno, has two levels. Downstairs are two bars, a small dance floor and a DJ playing house, funk, electro and disco....
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Paris, France

An old rock venue dating from 1967, Gibus has undergone various transitions, the latest in 2014 to a gay club with themed nights, house DJs and concerts. It begins late...
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Berlin, Germany

Prinzkneckt is a brick-walled, neighborhood watering hole for bears and friends. The clientele is older and more blue-collar, but that doesn't mean there aren't a couple...
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Los Angeles, United States

Micky's West Hollywood, a gay club that attracts a mixed crowd, has two floors, each with full bars and a variety of music. Downstairs is the dance floor and a large...
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Provincetown, United States

The Gifford Inn has been running a seasonal dance club out of its huge renovated basement for years, and part of the appeal may be that the subterranean setting allows the club to pump the volume as loud as possible. Themed nights are generally a $10 cover and run the usual gamut of underwear parties, leather events and...
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Fort Lauderdale, United States

Formerly the New Moon, Progress Bar continues the space's longtime lesbian tradition by hosting a ladies night with DJ Citizen Jane on Wednesdays. The rest of the week...
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Palm Springs, United States

Studio One 11 is relaxed LGBT cocktail lounge catering. Formerly the girl bar Delilah's, it has a cabaret singer on Tuesday and Friday, free broiled chicken and a movie...
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Hamburg, Germany

The largest gay sauna in town, the Dragon has Finnish sauna, Roman bath, steam room with labyrinth, massage and whirlpool as well as a restaurant and bar spread over...
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Fort Lauderdale, United States

Ramrod has been a heavy-duty cruise bar for the leather set since 1994. Dark and gritty, it features over-the-edge music and wild light shows after midnight on Fridays...
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Fort Lauderdale, United States

Georgie's Alibi, a long-standing gay nightclub, has theme nights, special events and live entertainment. VJs play Top 40 with a little Country and some Oldies. The West...
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Seattle, United States

Seattle's only bear bar that is geared toward bikers, Diesel is a relaxed environment with two bars, a pool table, cheap food and strong drinks. Though...
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Washington DC, United States

JR's is very popular with the suit-and-tie set, and their happy hours are crowded with young Beltway staffers. Though primarily a gay scene, everyone is welcome here,...
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Barcelona, Spain

Because the cozy Sauna Casanova is open 24/7, it can get crowded when other saunas close on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Recently redone, it has sauna, a very dark...
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Miami, United States

The newly refurbished Club Aqua is the old Miami Gay Sauna Body Center, which opened in 1972. The clothing-optional facility in a tropical garden setting has gym, maze,...
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Washington DC, United States

The first floor of this party complex is Ziegfeld's, a top-notch drag performance venue that has some of the best performers in the business. On the second floor is...
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Barcelona, Spain

The El Cangrejo in Eixample is a very local little queendom - local boys, local music, local fun. The same owners have Museum and Museum Retro.
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Washington DC, United States

DC Eagle, a historic leather bar, has its roots in the 1960s when some bikers and leathermen got together over dinner in a bar across from the FBI headquarters. The...
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New York City, United States

A dark and gritty East Village hole-in-the-wall with a Communist theme, Eastern Bloc is loud music, hot boys, dirty bathrooms, and taxidermy animals, all under the glow...
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New York City, United States

Conceptualized by the owners as a "cross between a gay speakeasy and a retro athletic club," Atlas is a dark, leather-clad bar with an old-fashioned drinks menu and...
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

La Cueva is the cave where the bears hide in Copacabana. Every Saturday night is the 'Noite dos Maduros' (Mature's night), full of older men looking for some fun and...
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid Madness is a sex and cruise club with slings, glory holes and video rooms in a roomy 200 square meters (over 2,000 square feet). Theme nights include naked (Thursday & Sunday), masks (Wednesday and Saturday), topless (Tuesday), speedos or slips (Friday) with free code on Monday and a full moon party every month.
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London, England

Chariots Vauxhall is next door to the biggest super clubs in the gay village. Under the railway arches, it has a heated pool, large saunas, steam rooms and dark rooms....
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Barcelona, Spain

Night Barcelona has photography exhibits, dark room, cabins, glory holes and cruising area. Happy Hour is Thursdays from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Condoms are free as is the...
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Nice, France

Red Kafe is a gay wine bar/pub serving breakfast, lunch, crepes and snacks until late. It has outdoor seating, drag shows, theme nights and special events.
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Sitges, Spain

Sauna Sitges, known for its weekly foam parities, has sauna, steam, jacuzzi, private relaxing cabins, glory holes, maze, massage, big screen video and bar. In business...
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Copenhagen, Denmark

Oscar Bar's urbane cafe setting has proven very popular with the gay men of Copenhagen, who can be found here throughout the day, sipping a coffee or a cocktail, and...
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Guadalajara, Mexico

For men only, Voltio Bar is the place to go for intense underwear and leather parties and extreme strippers. It serves up domestic and imported drinks and good music....
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Paris, France

Around since 1995, this local legend changes its decor every three months. The beer-drinking crowd spilling out on the sidewalk is slightly older and manly. A French...
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Madrid, Spain

The Organic Men's Club is a sex bar that believes in giving full rein to the imagination. All male types and tastes are welcomed. It has drink specials, fetish and sex...
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Miami, United States

Jamboree Lounge, on Biscayne Boulevard a few blocks south of 79th Street in an otherwise gentrifying neighborhood, is reputed to be Miami's oldest gay sleaze bar. The...
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Paris, France

Ablaze in neon, freedj is fun on two levels - a bar upstairs with a glow-in-the-dark babyfoot table and then down a spiral staircase to the dance floor in the cave...
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Paris, France

BBB - Black, Blanc, Beur - is a gay tea dance each Sunday at Folies Pigalle across from the Pigalle Metro Station. The biggest gay ethnic party in Paris, It's a black, Arab and mixed urban crowd as diverse as the music played. "Black, Blanc, Beur" (Black, White, Arab) was the nickname of the French football (soccer) team...
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New York City, United States

Awash with the sounds of salsa and merengue mixed with hip hop beats, and glittering with drag queens in full regalia, Escuelita is a little slice of Latin glitz in Hell's Kitchen.  Stay after midnight for the epic drag competitions. Cover is 20USD.
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Paris, France

The sidewalk terrace at L'Open Café is one of the see-and-be-seen spots on rue des Archives and a good place to grab a bite between noon and 5 p.m. After that, it morphs...
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Barcelona, Spain

Pervert Club is a weekly party thrown by the Matinée Group that organizes circuit parties and festivals. Doors open Saturday midnight and close six hours later. In between a lot of go-go dancers and gym bunnies show their stuff, but this is not a fetish or SM party. €18 (2 less with flyer) gets you entry and a drink.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opened in 1984, Contramano is the city's oldest gay club and keeps the party going with dance music on Fridays, classic hits on Saturday and bears and friends on...
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Nice, France

The cruise/fetish bar Malabar Station has the feel of a train station dungeon. A popular meet-up spot, it has underwear parties, play zone, maze, dark room and themed...
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Montpellier, France

This friendly wine bar for men has a good selection of tapas early on and puts on theme nights and electro dance parties attended by a regular crowd of bearded 30 pluses.
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Sitges, Spain

Popular with both locals and tourists, La Villa is a stylish bar with an oasis of a patio, jazz and a wide selection of beers and high-end spirits. Gin and tonic is the...

Sitges, Spain

Dubbed "the friendliest" and "longest serving," Bar 7 is a traditional pub, a favorite with British ex-pats. Center of Sitges gay life, it is easy to find - on the last...

Los Angeles, United States

Oil Can Harry's is where gay cowboys - as well as others - have been lining up to line dance since the late 60s. It's "over the hill" in San Fernando Valley from the...

Los Angeles, United States

The Bayou is a "Certified Dive Bar" and one of the best gay bars in the city in part because its twice-a-night happy hour is "easy and cheap, like your ex." Specializing...

Provincetown, United States

The late-afternoon Tea Dance at the Boatslip is the cornerstone of the Provincetown summer schedule. From mid-June through mid-September, the outdoor deck revs up for a...

Provincetown, United States

Atlantic House - or the A-House - was Provincetown's first post office, then a 1950s jazz club, before transforming into one of the first gay nightclubs in America....

Madrid, Spain

Dance 'til dawn on an open floor under a disco ball at Boîte, which plays pop and dance and has live acts. It attracts mostly guys of all kinds from mid-20s to mid-40s...

Hong Kong, China

In the Pearl Oriental Tower on Nathan Road in Kowloon, Boo Bar is a handsome bear bar (mostly pandas) with karaoke and a 7 pm to 9 pm happy hour. Do visit the urinals...

Key West, United States

The Bourbon Street Pub is an obviously New Orleans-themed, multi-bar, men-only night spot. Its clothing-optional garden has a pool and jacuzzi. The hot "Men of Bourbon"...

San Francisco, United States

It's been called the most popular gay bar in San Francisco, and Powerhouse is definitely a good place to cruise, with a sweaty shirtless dance floor grinding to DJ-led house music every night of the week.  The back smoker's patio can get pretty wild, and many nights there's a contest of some sort - wet jockstrap is...

Seattle, United States

Though marketed as a bear bar, Madison Pub now attracts queer folks of all genders. Its two pool tables, low-key sports bar feel, friendly patrons, and strong...

Las Vegas, United States

A bi-level gay dance club on the West Side of town, Share has a large dance floor downstairs and a cruisy VIP upstairs section with lounge rooms and private cabanas. Go go boys twirl on stripper poles while the topless male bartenders keep the crowd moving, and there's no cover before midnight and no dress code, so it's...

Washington DC, United States

With two dancefloors, a lounge area, and first-floor restaurant, Cobalt has a lot to offer. The crowd is young and attractive, and there are regular themed nights for...

Paris, France

Gym Louvre combines the rigors of a professional gym with the pleasures of a bathhouse. The first gay gym in Paris, Gym Louvre offers an 8,000-sq-ft gym (750 sqm) gym,...

Berlin, Germany

The Bärenhöhle or bear cave has been welcoming bears and bear lovers since October 1999 in a cozy, comfortable space for young and old, thick and thin. Music is also a...

Chicago, United States

Behind darkened windows on North Halstead, Cell Block is generally frequented by a laid-back neighborhood crowd and bears over 40. Inside, it's a bit grungy but the kind...

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Priscilla Queen of the Desert is for guys only, usually a younger and more alternative crowd. It opened in December 2013 in the same building as The Blue Oyster and has...

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Look for the statue of a naked youth near the corner of Mohovaja, Belinsky and the Fontanka and you are nearly there. The basement Sauna Fitness (Sauna "U cirka") is...

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Hidden away in a large courtyard on the Fontanka embankment, Bunker might be hard to find the first time around, but it is Saint-Petersburg main cruising spot and comes...

Medellin, Colombia

Alta Gama, as the name might suggest, is a more upscale nightclub that moved into the Parque Lleras zone in 2017 and is easily identified by the two rainbow flags...

Medellin, Colombia

From the people at Purple Club, Zero Nightclub is a 2017 addition to the Parque Lleras party zone, catering to a mixed crowd and playing a mix of pop, retro and electro,...

Medellin, Colombia

El Club de Tobi is set on three floors, equipped with a large swimming pool, bar, dark rooms, private cabins, video rooms, sauna, Turkish bath, jacuzzi, and a terrace...

Mykonos, Greece

On the waterfront next to Jackie O' in the popular gay cruising area, Babylon welcomes a mixed crowd; music is house, progressive, techno and acid jazz; and regular drag...

San Diego, United States

Around since 1991, Rich's is the largest and best known of San Diego's LGBT clubs and a favorite spot during the annual Pride celebration. It boasts two dance floors -...

San Diego, United States

A prime venue for Pride events, Numbers draw high-energy types with two dance floors, three bars, go-go boys and an outdoor patio where you can nosh on Mexican food....

Madrid, Spain

Kluster is a wildly popular Saturday night party for men at Chango Club. The men are macho, and the dance floor gets packed until 6 am, when partiers put their shirts...

San Diego, United States

Leather or fetish is the preferred dress every night at the San Diego Eagle, with uniforms, latex and rubber always welcome. Part of the international network of Eagle...

San Diego, United States

Pecs is a divey bearish bar with darts, electronic games, a pool table, pin ball, large screen TVs and stiff drinks, but it is warm and welcoming to folks of all...

Orlando, United States

Namesake of the Greenwich Village original, Stonewall is a neighborhood bar gone industrial chic with a new Skybar offering views of downtown and the new soccer stadium....

Orlando, United States

BarCodes is a bear bar with a hometown feel and a beer and wine menu. Amusements include pool table, video games, fire pit and cruising patio. It also features themed...

Barcelona, Spain

Established in 2008, Pop Air is the funny beards and furry party for bears and friends.

Hong Kong, China

Oosh is an underground dance club for party animals that takes over the 3/F Lounge at the Shore steakhouse each Saturday. Its changing themes, lasers and DJs have...

Sydney, Australia

Club Exile features top DJs playing progressive house, tribal beats and rhythmic sounds on the third Saturday of most months and sell-out holiday specials like New...

Ghent, Belgium

Near Sint Peters station, Spades4our is over 9,000 square-feet (850 m2) on three floors with a bar, cabines, movie room, dry sauna, hammam, Internet, hot tub, labyrinth,...

London, England

A proper leather bar, The Backstreet adheres to one of Europe's strictest leather and rubber dress codes. The oldest fetish/cruise club in London is refreshingly gritty,...

London, England

High rents shut down Kazbar, a gay bar institution in South London since 1995.

London, England

East Bloc is a low-ceilinged, literally underground dungeon bar with top DJs and electro, disco and retro pop nights. The two dance floors attract a mostly gay and...

London, England

No two nights are the same at Molly Moggs, a tiny corner pub with free drag cabaret, music and open-mic nights. In an historic building, it was formerly the Coach and...

London, England

One of the oldest gay pubs around, the City of Quebec opened in1946 when homosexuality was a crime in Britain. Among its first patrons were gay pilots and crew from the...

London, England

Circa parties every night of the week with a rotation of top DJs in a huge disco ball booth. Open since 2011, it has big leather sofas and a diverse crowd. Nights are...

London, England

Village Soho, around since 1991, has four distinctly different rooms under one roof. The ground floor has two bars, each with its own entrance. The Café Bar features...

London, England

A spruced up White Swan under new ownership is a longtime gay hangout in the East End with dancing, DJs, drink specials, theme nights and traditional drag cabaret. It...

London, England

XXL is men only, welcoming a mix of bears, cubs, chubs, muscle bears and their admirers, of all ages, backgrounds, tastes and sizes since 2000. Parties are Wednesday and...

London, England

This long-established and unpretentious gay pub in South London puts on a mix of dance, cabaret, drag show, comedy and karaoke nights. Entry to the club, open Friday and...

Guadalajara, Mexico

In its day the most famous gay club in town, 7 Sins still has good house, electronic and pop music with DJs, two dance floors and a dark room. Fridays and Saturdays 2X1...

Guadalajara, Mexico

The Dolce Veele Café & Bar is a very cool neighborhood bar with various rooms that has drag shows and sexy go-go boys. Upstairs there's a terrace, downstairs karaoke...

Washington DC, United States

Historical marker HM1M14 on the Columbia Heights Heritage Trail is all that remains of Nob Hill, one of America's first openly gay bars for and run by African Americans. When the low-keyed bar closed in 2004 after a half century, it was the longest operating gay bar in town. Its happy hours attracted so many middle-aged,...

Bogota, Colombia

Babylon Baths is a well-equipped sauna and nude bar with video, relaxation and dark rooms and spa services. The over 4,000 square foot (400 m2) facility has an attire...

Bern, Switzerland

In a historic vaulted cellar in the old city, the Comeback Bar is casual and convivial, a nice place for an afternoon cocktail or nightcap. Things get a bit more lively on weekends with dancing and DJ music.

New York City, United States

Uptown, way uptown in a predominately Dominican neighborhood, the gay-owned Castro Bar NYC is where Manhattan and Bronx gays meet up for high octane music and nightly...

Montreal, Canada

Montreal's Black Eagle may have lost a bit of its leather luster but is a popular and friendly bar with a pool table, good selection of beer and nightly DJs. The summer...

New York City, United States

Ty's, a relaxed favorite of the over-30 bearish crowd, has been on the gay scene since 1972. Small and folksy, it has daily happy hours and drink specials, but beer's...

Cape Town, South Africa

Afrikaans-style ballroom dancing to country-and-western-style music is the draw at twice-monthly gat parties. The parties are so named because "gat" means "hole" in...

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Started in 2010, the Buenos Aires Out And About Gay Pub Crawl brings LGBT locals and travelers together for a fun, safe and memorable experience, hopping among the...

Vancouver, Canada

The Odyssey - sometimes called "The O" - used to be one of the anchors of the gay nightclub scene. Though it has hit a few rough patches along the way and was closed for...

Vancouver, Canada

F212 hits all the right notes for a gay sauna including hot tubs, a fully equipped gym, wet steam room, video and darkrooms, showers and a free coffee bar with Wi-Fi....

Vancouver, Canada

XY - which opened in 2015 - is a sophisticated and sexy Davie Street option with a slick upscale lounge area covered in glossy gold and black lacquer, as well as an...

Vancouver, Canada

A casual pub atmosphere, busy pool table and friendly service are par for the course at The Fountainhead, which has also made the effort to be active in the local LGBTQ...

Vancouver, Canada

With several different areas including a karaoke setup, pool table, dance floor, basement lounge and bar, Numbers Cabaret covers a lot of bases. The crowd skews slightly...

Vancouver, Canada

Celebrities is one of the most popular watering holes in Davie Village. The calendar includes a number of live concerts, but if you just want to dance the night away...

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Kadú is strict about its theme nights and dress codes. Wednesdays are open cruising, Fridays are for 18 to 39 year olds, Saturdays bring the popular leather bar and...

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Across the street from the university, this popular basement cruise bar is big on design, outfitted in blacks, reds and metals. Facilities include DVD cabins, a...

Bern, Switzerland

Bears, chubbies and older gentlemen are all welcome at Studio 43, a well-equipped sauna bar dating to the 1980s and one of three in Bern. Facilities, although somewhat...

Bern, Switzerland

The 6,500 square-foot (600 m2) sauna with a cruisy steam room, Finnish sauna, glory holes, solarium, Jacuzzi, bar and cabins. Themed monthly events include a sneakers or underwear parties and naked nights. Free Internet.

Mexico City, Mexico

A good place to go to drink cheap beer, the Go Bar Cineclub offers high-octane drag shows with a very Mexican flavor.

Zurich, Switzerland

Rage is a men-only playground for twisted fantasy play in the outer-limits of Zurich, with a slew of swings, darkrooms, tubs and stations to whet the whistle before...

Zurich, Switzerland

A fetish and sex-toy shop during the week, the Männerzone ("men zone") turns bar on Fridays and Saturdays Heavy on the daddies and bears, it follows a strictly men-only...

Zurich, Switzerland

For gay men only, this cruise-centric bar has an underwear to naked dress code and darkrooms in the basement. Smoky and popular with an older set.

Montreal, Canada

Open since 1996, Campus is a gay male strip club with young, muscled and friendly dancers and a crowd that tends to skew older. Sunday night is ladies night, but there...

London, England

This local is a traditional gay pub with a pool table, a big screen TV, a beer garden and "always a warm welcome". Weekends bring live performances, including cabaret...

Los Angeles, United States

With a loyal local and Latin clientele, the New Jalisco Bar is a downtown institution known for its cheap drinks, drag shows and wild dancing. Happy Hour is 1 pm to 7 pm, Monday to Thursday, with a bucket of Coronitas $10 all day Tuesday. For a long time, the dive bar was the only gay bar downtown. It escaped demolition...

London, England

A popular bear den, the Kings Arms opened as a traditional gay pub in 1982. Weekends get busy with DJ nights on Fridays and Saturdays and karaoke on Sundays.

London, England

The George & Dragon was a traditional British pub with cabaret acts at the bottom of Blackheath Hill. Opened in 2002, it was a good late night spot for a game of pool on weekends, but the owners announced in 2015 that a dramatic rent hike would force them to sell their lease.

Los Angeles, United States

One of the new gay bars downtown, Redline has a Tuesday - Sunday 5 pm to 8 pm happy hour and special theme nights - Taco Tuesdays, Dragalicious Wednesdays, Spanish dance music Thursdays, Consent Fridays and Recovery Sundays. Signature cocktails, small bites and flatbreads are on the menu.

Brighton, England

In a discreet location away from the High Streets, The Boiler Room is a one minute walk from the Hove train station. It offers a variety of pampering treatments,...

Mexico City, Mexico

Artsy and intimate, Felina ranks among the best cocktail bars in the city. Near Condesa, it draws an international crowd and has a DJ on weekends.

Cape Town, South Africa

Upstairs from the Crew Bar, Navigaytion is a gay underground nightclub with two rooftop terraces and mountain views. DJs deliver the latest sexy dance music, guaranteed...

Cape Town, South Africa

The small and intimate Backroom Bar, formerly on Napier Road, linked up with the Amsterdam Action Bar in 2012. Downstairs the drinks are served by topless barmen and shower shows are spontaneous with Boyzone shops in the back. Upstairs cruising leads to The Amsterdam Action Bar's second-floor play area.

Mannheim, Germany

Café Kußmann from owner Florian Kußmann has been in business since 2001 and is a mainstay of the Mannheim gay scene with a stylish interior, a good drink menu and proper...

Tel Aviv, Israel

Dreck hosts a popular gay party at new club Morphium every Wednesday night with free entry and the best of local electronic DJs. Doors open at 11 and stay open until the...

Tel Aviv, Israel

A large primarily gay dance bar with 30NIS cover, Apolo has two floors and multiple bar areas along with a dark room. The crowd can get a little seedy and the bathrooms...

Tel Aviv, Israel

Opened in 2015, Sauna Tel Aviv is clean and modern, with full bar, dance floor, dark room and wet and dry saunas. Crowd is a mix of ages and fitness levels, with Friday...

Dublin, Ireland

Dublin's highest-rated five-floor gay sauna features a hot tub, a steam, a sauna and holistic full-body massages, in addition to a play area full of chains, whips, toys...

Dublin, Ireland

It's hard to miss Pantibar, a brightly colored gay bar that calls itself "Dublin's national F-ing Treasure!" and has a blinking neon sign. It has been likened to a 1940s...

Toronto, Canada

Fly 2.0 is a large event venue with four rooms on three floors for up to 800 people, which plays host to a number of big Pride events as well as its own Saturday night...

Sitges, Spain

Bunker, one of the largest clubs in town and with the biggest maze and dark room, is a newish club and Pride venue. It has a bar and DJs and is open nightly June through August, closed in the winter and open on weekends in May.

Ibiza, Spain

Situated underground in the heart of the old walled city, Anfora prides itself on being the only gay club in Ibiza. There are a number of gay bars and summer parties,...

Sitges, Spain

Barcode Sitges, billed as "the hottest new bar in Sitges," is also one of the oldest if you count its former incarnation as Azur. Offering a mix of classic and new music...

Madrid, Spain

Sala Cool is a stylish two-floor space that started out as a straight dance venue but soon became a gay hit. It closed after some licensing problems but returned with...

Madrid, Spain

DJs know how to get the crowd out on the floor at Sala Bash/Ohm, a long-time gay party spot. Mostly the music is techno-house with a €12 admission. Keep your eye out for flyers offering discounts and special events.

Madrid, Spain

Recently renovated, Strong Center features drinking, dancing, X-rated videos, private rooms and the biggest dark room labyrinth in Madrid, maybe in all of Spain....

Madrid, Spain

Chango is a trendy disco playing commercial, dance, house and electronic with top DJs and go-go dancers. Expect a big, hairy, shirtless crowd on Saturday nights at the...

Mexico City, Mexico

Founded by LGBTQ activist and actress Roshell Terranova in 2004, Club Roshell is a "Casa de Trans-Formación," offering drag shows and cabarets as well as books, videos,...

Tel Aviv, Israel

MiNi CLuB was launched in 2015 as an offshoot of tremendously successful gay hot-spot Shpagat. The crowd is mixed and trendy, with most patrons in their mid- to...

Tel Aviv, Israel

The Theatre Club - or Mo'adon HaTeatron - is housed in a vintage performance space in old city Jaffa that's been re-purposed into a nightclub and event hall. The...

Ibiza, Spain

Nestled on the top of a steep hill in Figueretas is the famous Cenit pool bar. Very popular with the LGBTQ community, it has a basic menu with light meals and snacks as...

Ibiza, Spain

Tucked away in a traditional white Ibiza building in the old town, Bar 22 is best enjoyed on hot summer nights when the boys line up outside on the cobbled Calle de la...

Ibiza, Spain

Another convenient stop in the busy Calle de la Virgen, Mad Bar has loads of outside seating on the narrow lane with hunky waiters who lure in passersby with a wink and...

Ibiza, Spain

Facing the imposing Ibiza medieval fort in the old town, La Muralla (The Wall) is a cruising bar for men only with cages, dark rooms, slings and private cabins. Themed...

Ibiza, Spain

Self described as the epicentre of gay life on Ibiza, Toy Boys has a massive terrace full of people sipping on cocktails and flirting. Drag queens and extremely hot...

Berlin, Germany

This popular meeting place for techno-heads is as sought out for its dance floor as its dark room down below, called the Twilight Zone. It's long been a standard of the...

Cologne, Germany

Station 2b is the go-to cruise destination in Cologne. Set over 4,300 square-foot (400 m2), the club has a dance floor, bar and stage upstairs, but things get kinkier in...

Berlin, Germany

Started by a circle of gay friends in the DDR who met regularly on Sundays, this meeting point in Berlin still serves the lesbian, gay and trans communities. It's...

Berlin, Germany

This basement bar is a favorite meeting place in Mitte among gay men. The french owners avoid the cliché retro-eclectic and instead outfit the space with moody lighting...

Berlin, Germany

The 1,500 square meters of the Boiler are ultra-modern and classy, making it a perfect destination for anyone on the search for some steamy, man-on-man action without...

Palm Springs, United States

In the heart of Arenas, the gay bar street, and neighbor to Hunters, Street Bar has art exhibitions, drag shows, show-tunes sing-alongs, karaoke. It hosts monthly...

Los Angeles, United States

Roosterfish, a kitschy gay bar, announced it would pour its last drink in May 2016, ending a 37-year run. Rising real estate values were cited as a reason.

Los Angeles, United States

Faultline is a leather-and-bears bar that has prided itself on being a men's bar since 1994. It's famous for its 2 pm - 9 pm Bud Bust Sundays and nightly theme parties...

Los Angeles, United States

Trunks is a gay neighborhood sports bar with two pool tables, multiple TV screens, an outdoor patio and all-day well-drinks specials. Particularly good for late nights...

Provincetown, United States

The Paramount is The Crown & Anchor's very own nightclub and acts as unofficial host to many of Provincetown's best events, from Women's Week to Fantasia Fair. The club itself has a good size dance floor and opens up onto the pool area, so there are plenty of spots where you can slip away from the madness. The summer...

Los Angeles, United States

The Rage is an 18-plus dance club with theme nights and two high-energy dance floors, one with stage. A gay nightlife fixture for over three decades, it draws straight...

Los Angeles, United States

Mother Lode is a hole-in-the-wall dive bar that's been hanging in there since 1979. No WeHo glitz or theme nights, but the drinks are stiff and the pool table inviting.

Los Angeles, United States

A longtime gay bar of many names, the leather/fetish Eagle LA began as the Shed in 1968 and morphed into the Outcast on the way to becoming the famous Gauntlet II from...

Provincetown, United States

Buoy Bar is located at the famous Boatslip Resort and hosts a number of themed nights that draw a friendly, laid-back crowd. Movie Nights are particularly fun, with...

Atlanta, United States

The Cockpit in Grant Park has had its ups and downs, but offers a nice alternative to Mary's. That said, hazard Mary's first.

Provincetown, United States

The Porchside Lounge is a small bar in Gifford House Inn with a quaint fireplace, active pool table and selection of video games. The little Victorian-era porch on the side is usually stocked with people-watchers or groups of friends on their way to a night of dancing. Open year-round, there is no cover.

Munich, Germany

A male- and members-only S&M outfit run by the Münchner Löwe Club e.V., members must first register online to get access to the space and its various events, but be forewarned: the dark rooms are very, very dark.

Munich, Germany

A tiny, well-loved bar for bears and their devotees. The ambience is rustic with disco flair, thanks to the mirrored ball hanging from the ceiling. On Thursdays from 10...

Munich, Germany

No, it's not the camp Susan Sontag wrote notes on, rather an acroynm: Cruising And Men Play. And inside the scene couldn't be better set for burly fantasies of...

Munich, Germany

A pick-up bar whose clientele is not beneath a little bit of hustling here and there, Alexander's is the typical old-men-with-young-looking-on situation. But because it's hard to see inside and intentions already primed for the more dubious, the atmosphere is relatively tolerant. Serves pizza and has a full bar.

Munich, Germany

Hailing from the 60s, this is Munich's original leather and fetish bar. Despite being opened first by a woman, today it is a meeting place only for men, whose interests...

Provincetown, United States

Yet another part of The Crown & Anchor complex, The Vault is a small, dark leather/Levi bar perfect for late-night cruising. There's no cover, vintage porn on the...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

Cafe Vico has added a piano bar to the menu with a performer every night and three on weekends, playing jazz to disco. During the winter season, there are special jazz...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

The Corner Pub is a small and comfy neighborhood gay bar with happy hour from 11 am to 9:30 pm, a jukebox, two pool tables, a pool league and theme nights. It often has...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

Male models take the stage nightly at le Boy, whose tagline is "Where the Boys Are." In a previous reincarnation, it was the long-running Johnny's, known for its Twink...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

Tropics has nightly live entertainment including karaoke, sing-a-longs and an occasional drag show in a venue that's been around for more than 20 years. It offers a menu...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

Smarty Pants is a mostly neighborhood gay bar and has been - under a series of names - for more than 30 years. In Times Square Plaza behind a mattress factory, it has...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

You can't miss Mona's in a flamingo pink building by the railroad tracks on East Sunrise. In business for nearly two decade, the fun neighborhood bar has free pool on...

Atlanta, United States

This trifecta of nightclubs on the adultest of avenues might be best taken all at once in one drunken, brave evening. Cheshire Bridge has a certain infamy in Atlanta due...

Atlanta, United States

Self-proclaimed the only gay-owned-and-operated male strip club in the Southeast, Swinging Richard's in seediest Westside certainly has made a name for itself with its...

Atlanta, United States

Nearly thirty and still kicking it, Atlanta's premier leather bar is the one-stop shop for anyone looking for larger, harrier, and leather-clad. The dance floor is...

Los Angeles, United States

M.J.'s was a cruise dance bar with gogo boys and theme nights.

Los Angeles, United States

Famous as a gay video bar in the 1980s and 90s, Revolver has sexy go-go boys, celebrity DJs, hot bartenders and themed nights including "Flashback Saturdays" with...

Palm Springs, United States

Score the Game is a friendly dive with darts, pool, shuffleboard, sports on TV and a jukebox. It has daily specials including Bloody Marys from 6 am on Sundays.

Palm Springs, United States

Digs with the largest dance floor around has dancing four nights a week and dance lessons on Saturday once a month - country waltz, two step or shadow, depending on the night. Music is country western, latin and house. Daily specials like $1 jello shots all day and BBQ on Sundays, karaoke party Wednesdays. It sponsors...

Hamburg, Germany

The Gay Factory throws Saturday night dance parties about every other month for gays, lesbians, friends. Music is house, pop and rock 'n'roll with DJs. One of the...

Hamburg, Germany

Among the longest running gay bars in Hamburg. Toom Peerstall attracts an older crowd, both men and women, with nightly events in a cosy, cigarette-friendly venue a bit...

Palm Springs, United States

The Amigo Room at the hip Ace Hotel & Swim Club serves up artisan cocktails and craft beers and a mixed bag of entertainment including bingo, an arts and crafts hour, local comedians, dancing to DJs and a monthly Full Moon Party with drum circle and tarot card readings. Happy hour is 4 pm to 6 pm.

Hamburg, Germany

La Strada is a longtime cruise bar attracting young guys and older men. It has cabaret, karaoke, wild dancing and a Schicky Micky Party Sunday evenings.

Hamburg, Germany

Not far from the central train station, Pick Up is a small basement bar with music and reasonably priced drinks. It has a diverse clientele that includes students, workers, businessmen, tourists. It welcomes women.

Hamburg, Germany

Generation Bar, G-Bar when it opened around 2002, has outdoor seating on the popular Lange Reihe and DJs on the weekend. The daily cocktail happy hour is 5 pm - 9 pm....

Hamburg, Germany

Around since 1991, Wunderbar is a disco bar attracting a young and lively crowd especially on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays when there's a DJ.

Hamburg, Germany

Toms is Hamburg's oldest fetish and leather cruise bar but has diversified in recent years. The labryinth interior of the basement bar has - among other things - Tom of...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

Billing itself as "The Best Little Butch Bar in Fort Lauderdale," the Cubby Hole is a bear/leather bar that attracts both a daytime and nighttime crowd with a 50-cent...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

Boardwalk is a male strip club with go-go boys and drag shows. Events vary by night with a "New Meat Contest" on Wednesdays where hot boys can audition for the show....

Hamburg, Germany

A cash-only fetish and dress-code bar, Slut is popular for its regular parties, basement darkroom, glory holes, golden shower area and private cabines. It hosts the...

Palm Springs, United States

On Arenas, the "gay bar road," SpurLine Video Lounge is a gay nightclub and singalong video bar that hasn't been taken over by bachelorette parties yet. It's big on show...

Palm Springs, United States

The Sunday teadance at The Barracks, a leather, bondage and boots venue, is a beer bust with hot dogs and DJs. Saturday is the Fetish Patio Party and cruise night. Other...

Palm Springs, United States

The Tool Shed is a manly leather and Levi bar with bingo in the afternoons, cash pool tournaments and happy hour prices all night on Thursdays for anyone who comes in...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

The popular Village Pub is where locals meet up with tourists in an easy-going sports-bar atmosphere. It features an open-air patio, valet parking, live shows, theme...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

Scandal's is a Western-style saloon with country music, country dancing, a "Country Queens" drag show, two-step and line-dancing lessons and a Gay Rodeo weekend. Fridays...

Mexico City, Mexico

Catering to a younger crowd, Gayta is the men's side of a see-to-the-other-side twin bar hung with picture's of shirtless men (the other side is the Pussy lesbian bar). It specializes in brightly-colored, frozen drinks with obscene names and gets crowded on weekends.

Chicago, United States

Small bar area but large overall space, the Glenwood is gay-owned and operated, a staple in Roger's Park growing LGBT community. Enjoy Sunday Bloody Sunday where bloody...

Toronto, Canada

This adult venue located in Toronto's Gay Village caters to the men's leather and denim communities with a play area in the back.  Look for weekly events.

Guadalajara, Mexico

The Angel's Club is a LGBT nightspot with three dance floors and wild Saturday nights and 5 am to noon Sunday after parties. Music is a mix and so is the crowd that...

Paris, France

Le Dépôt, one of the biggest cruising club in Europe, has over 5,000 square feet on three floors. It's been around for 16 years with DJs on the ground floor and cruising...

San Francisco, United States

An unpretentious local watering-hole with a wacky cast of regulars, The Cinch in Polk Gulch has a Wild West decor and hosts a number of themed nights, from drag shows to...

San Francisco, United States

Located in the sketchy neighborhood of the Tenderloin, the long-running Aunt Charlie's is not for the faint of heart. But those willing to make their way into the fray will be rewarded with the Hot Boxxx Girls, who regale the audience with the best of classic drag. Shows are Friday and Saturday at 10 pm, while Thursday...

Paris, France

Full Metal is a fetish-friendly cruise bar where dress codes include leather, rubber, skin, sport and military. Check the website for the busy schedule of nightly...

Phoenix, United States

Specifically for leather, bear, blue collar and fetish, Chute is the first and only club in Phoenix catering to these communities. Chute says of itself, "Chute is butch...

Las Vegas, United States

Charlie's Las Vegas has some of the best drink specials in town, which may be why it's so popular with the young cowboy-wannabe crowd, who pile in here for line dancing,...

Las Vegas, United States

Hawk's Gym - which has a second location in Portland, Oregon - is the smaller of the two gay bathhouses in Las Vegas, and has a loyal clientele who come for the dark...

Phoenix, United States

You can't miss the 17-foot Eiffel Tower model rising from the rooftop of this mostly male cruising bar of the bear variety and the longest running gay bar in Phoenix. Sunday beer blast is one of the most popular gay party events in the city, drinks are stiff and cheap and the staff are cute and friendly. 

Hong Kong, China

On the 12th floor of the Allways Center, Adonis is a local gay bar with karaoke, darts and dice machines. Happy Hour, served by a good-looking staff, is 7 - 10 pm. Foreigners welcome.

Hong Kong, China

On the fourth floor of the Kuo Wah Building on a little side street, My Way has towel-free Sunday afternoons and attracts mostly young Asians.

Cologne, Germany

At the corner of the Bermuda Dreieck (Bermuda Triangle) is Excorner, a cozy locale serving all the standards and playing them as well, with the occasional intervention...

Washington DC, United States

A bit out-of-the - way-tucked in an alley behind the Donovan House Hotel in Downtown DC - the Green Lantern is a cult-favorite of DC's over-thirty gay community....

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Located on Arouche Square, a massively gay area in the city center, the Chilli Pepper Single Hotel is more than a sauna, it's a hotel for men only. Pay for 6, 12 or 24...

Chicago, United States

Far north yet easily accessible by bus or train, this gay leather bar has been located in the Rogers Park neighborhood since 1977. Touche is where bears and leather...

Seattle, United States

There is never a shortage of cruising happening at this local hotspot. Though initially intended as a lesbian bar, Purr Cocktail Lounge primarily attracts a younger gay...

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Long the center of gay nightlife in Puerto Vallarta, Paco's Ranch is one of the city's most popular late-night gay clubs, known for its international music mix and...

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

It's just good times with good friends (old and new) at Los Amigos, a no-frills, no-pretense gay cantina with no cover and no desigher cocktails. What you'll find is a pool table , free Internet and breezes on its outdoor terrace. The gay-owned, gay-staffed cowboy bar is hard to miss. It's next to Paco's Ranch and has a...

Guadalajara, Mexico

Claiming the biggest Jacuzzi in all of Mexico, the upscale Rillax is an easily accessible spa and bathhouse with sauna, steam, massages, solarium, private rooms, lounge...

New York City, United States

An Upper East Side bar with the feel of a gentleman's club, Townhouse offers the older preppy set somewhere to drink and mingle.  Wear your cashmere V-neck instead...

Madrid, Spain

Although the name of this bar suggests fetish, this is mostly a jeans and t-shirt kind of place with no dress codes. On three levels, it has music, dark room and...

London, England

This cruising bar, just off Soho in Fitzrovia, is big on action and a good place to let it all hang out. Cruise early. Underwear and stripped (aside from footwear)...

San Francisco, United States

A 20-year veteran of the Castro bar scene, The Edge is open every day from noon to 2 a.m., and with no cover, a jolly crowd, and friendly bartenders, it's remained a...

Paris, France

Boxmann is a small gay sex boutique and cruising space with four cubicles in the basement, but it's expanding. Traffic is busiest in the late-afternoon rush hour.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Club 117 is one of the liveliest gay saunas with a range of entertainment on offer, from gogo boys and bingo to sensual shows. Spread over 3 floors, it is clean and...

Madrid, Spain

Fans of fetish, whatever the flavor, will find an accommodating home at The Cage, which prides itself on creating a participatory environment for all kinds of interests...

Las Vegas, United States

A classic Las Vegas gay dive catering to the denim and leather crowd, Fun Hog Ranch is a hit with locals but still welcoming to the occasional tourist. The drinks are...

Barcelona, Spain

 A trendy cocktail bar with a popular corner terrace, PlataBar is the place to see and be seen. Hot bartenders, cool drinks and a crowd over age 25.

Key West, United States

For over 25 years, 801 Bourbon has been home of Sushi and her 801 Girls. You may have seen the drag diva on CNN being ceremoniously lowered in a six-foot red high heel...

Hong Kong, China

Gateway bills itself as the largest, most luxurious and most innovative men's sauna in town. It was also Hong Kong's first gay sauna when it was launched as "AE" in...

Shanghai, China

Asia Blue in the gayborhood near Jiaotong University is a cozy gay bar with a small dance floor. No Djs, but the owner has come up with his own mix of gay classics. The mostly Asian clientele heads for the three karaoke bars in the back. Focus is on guys, but girls are welcome, too.

Cologne, Germany

Exile on Main Street is a member of the Schaafenstraße trifecta, although any association with the Rolling Stones ends at the name. With a paired-down but tidy décor,...

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Located in a charming townhouse in the Higienópolis neighborhood, the Wild Thermas Club features a sauna, steam, erotic cinema, private cabins, dark room and bar, in...

Chicago, United States

Jackhammer is known for many things in the gay leather bar scene, most notably "the Hole", a section of the bar where drinking in your underwear (or bra) is mandatory....

Guadalajara, Mexico

The European-style Renacer Day Spa is a men's bathhouse with bar, steam, sauna, hot tub, pool and garden. It also offers massage, facials, manicures and pedicures.

Washington DC, United States

The crowd skews a bit older at this Dupont Circle stand-by, but the bartenders are friendly, the karaoke is loud, and there's an Italian restaurant on the first floor if...

London, England

On the ground floor is a gym, but things get steamy on the three floors underground, filled with saunas, jacuzzi, steam rooms, showers and a large labyrinth of cubicles,...

Barcelona, Spain

The Bacon Bear Bar is full of friendly, hairy bears of all ages, particularly during the 7 p..m. - 10 pm Thursday Happy Hour when there's also a spread of nibbles. It's...

San Francisco, United States

With a slogan like "Cold Pitchers, Hot Catchers", you know you're in for a good time at Hi Tops in The Castro. A high-end gay sports bar, it has top-shelf liquor, a bank...

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

With steam room, sauna, a beauty salon and a bar with soccer playing on the screens, Termas Leblon is a small yet well-located gay sauna in Ipanema. Mostly frequented by older guys, so if you are into daddies or one yourself, this is the place to be.

Las Vegas, United States

The Garage is definitely more popular with locals than with tourists, but it's known as a low-attitude joint, if you want to shoot some pool or play darts in a...

Barcelona, Spain

A comfy, relaxed yet elegant bar, the People Lounge plays jazz, blues and classics from the 50s, 60s and 70s - when many of the patrons were young. Yes, a decidedly more mature crowd that appreciates a good €8.50 cocktail. Happy hour 8 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Sundays from 7 p.m. - 9:30 pm. with a Thursday...

Barcelona, Spain

Boys Bar since 2013, it previously was a lesbian hangout called Museum Girls and then Museum Retro with hits from 80s and 90s. Now it's an official bar for the annual...

Copenhagen, Denmark

Living up to its name, Men's Bar is a cruisy men-only spot that manages to also be a decent place to enjoy a cheap beer. Leather, chaps, and denim are the preferred...

Hong Kong, China

Tony's Bar is a relaxing hangout for expats and locals. It features an electronic dart board, booths and karaoke.

Hong Kong, China

On the sixth floor of the Cheong Hing Building, next to CitiBank, ABC Sauna (All Boys Club) is part of the ABC-Gateway Sauna group. Known for attracting young, muscular...

Madrid, Spain

A nightclub for men, DLRO has togo dancers, life shows , elecro house music and a mixed clientele. It has two floors, each with a different style.

Mexico City, Mexico

Located in one of the most exclusive areas of the city, this upscale, saturday night, gay house music night club opened in 2014 - a futuristic space with neon walls and...

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Located near Republica Square, the Black Out Club is located on two floors in a converted house. In addition to saunas, showers and a bar, the club offers a fetiche...

Chicago, United States

In addition to being an incredibly gay bar, dive-bar Atmosphere prides itself on no cover any night. Cheap jello shots on Tuesdays, male dancers Wednesdays thru Sundays,...

Seattle, United States

R Place Nightclub is technically a gay man's bar but is Seattle's staple for queers who want to dance the night away almost any night of the week. Complete with three...

Seattle, United States

Changes is one of Seattle's few gay bars away from congested Capitol Hill. Located in Wallingford, this dive bar is a great destination for cheap cocktails, beer, bar...

Guadalajara, Mexico

El Sótano claims to be the largest sauna in Mexico with swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam and massages. Weekends there's a striptease show in the bar. 

Washington DC, United States

A clean, friendly bathhouse with spa amenities in Logan Circle, Crew Club is open 24/7 and has a steam room, dry sauna, exercise equipment, tanning bed, cruising area,...

Paris, France

Busiest after midnight on weekends, Le Next has a labyrinth, video room, bar, play zones and relaxing rooms. Discounts are given to guests under 26.

Madrid, Spain

Self-described as a Sex & Fun Club, Attack is dimly lit with red lights and the glow from porn on the TV screens. Also on site: a pass through zone, dungeon with a...

San Francisco, United States

Yes, it's been nicknamed the Glass Coffin, and though the crowd does skew way over 40, it's still a landmark bar and an integral part of the fabric of The Castro. This...

Madrid, Spain

Shower & Bar is a gay cruising club where the dress is naked, underwear, jockstraps, swim trunks, boxers or thongs. It has wet room, dark room, glory holes, video...

Las Vegas, United States

Drinks are cheap at the Las Vegas Eagle, but if you come on Wednesday and show your skivvies you'll drink for free. Most nights there's some sort of show on offer, but...

Las Vegas, United States

Every Sunday at the Mirage's Revolution Lounge is gay party REVOSundays, which has a well-deserved reputation as the perfect place to start a night of club-hopping. The DJ spins mostly EDM, with a little hip-hop thrown in for good measure, and the bartenders are usually generous with their pours. VIP bottle service is...

Copenhagen, Denmark

SLM is Copenhagen's gay fetish club, catering to all manner of kinks with private parties like Meet-The-Guys Thursday, Piss Night, and Bondage Sunday. The club is...

Hong Kong, China

Open round the clock, Alexander 24 is an upmarket gay sauna, just steps from the MTR Mong Kok on the first floor of the Wing Cheung Building. With a large hot tub and steam-room maze, it is the latest in the portfolio of ABC-Gateway, the largest operator of gay saunas in the city.

Hong Kong, China

The Rainbow Bear is a smallish sauna with a maze, cabins, relaxing rooms, overnight rooms and special theme nights. Good for cruising, it also has karaoke, a TV lounge, Internet and a cafe. Monday 6 - 9 pm is 50%. off. Credit or Octopus cards only.

Shanghai, China

Lai Lai Dance Hall is a uniquely Shanghai experience - a tea dance for older blue-collar gay or bi Chinese men who want to dance check to check in a discrete environment, but foreigners are welcome. There's a drag show occasionally.

Madrid, Spain

Paraiso, which bills itself as the largest and safest sauna in Madrid, fills 1,400 square meters (15,000 sq.ft.) with 30 private rooms, three dark rooms, sauna, steam,...

Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Caneca de Prata (Silver Mug) is one of the oldest and most traditional LGBT bars in São Paulo. Inaugurated in the 60's and located in Vieira de Carvalho Street, it is a favorite among bears, mature men and their admirers.

Chicago, United States

This western cowboy gay bar is situated in the heart of Boystown. Free line-step dance lessons on Monday & Friday nights is the perfect opportunity for meeting the...

Seattle, United States

Plastered with photos of naked men in compromising positions, Pony caters to the individual in search of strong drinks, dancing, and shenanigans. Though the bar itself...

New York City, United States

With numerous disco balls and rainbow flags and a showtunes-laden Tuesday night karaoke, Pieces Gay Bar on Christopher Street has cultivated a staunch set of regulars...

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Antropology is a men-only stripper bar, a parade of friendly and attractive 20- to 25-somethings. There is a cover, but check with your hotel or at the gay beaches for...

Guadalajara, Mexico

La Taberna de Caudillos features live music, drag artists and strippers in three entertainment zones and an open-air terrace. In business since 2012, it draws a dressy...

Paris, France

Leave your clothes and money in a bag at the door at L'impact, a naked cruising bar with labyrinth in the cellar, bar upstairs.

Madrid, Spain

Behind the Bayberry sex shop are cabins, forming a small labyrinth, that can accommodate singles to large parties. There is also a cyber area with free WiFi and a chill...

London, England

Open 24 hours, 7 days a week and just off Waterloo Road, the Pleasuredrome has saunas, steam rooms, a big jacuzzi and plenty of room for fun. Due to its proximity to...

Barcelona, Spain

Bubble Boys has the distinction of being the city's first gay bar with pole dancers, handsome fellows who don't let clothes get in between them and the pole, especially on Thursdays.

San Francisco, United States

A down-to-earth and reliable gay bar that's been around for years, Moby Dick is perhaps the least pretentious place to get a drink in The Castro. A wide selection of beers are available on tap, and there's pool, pinball, and video games to keep you entertained when you're not chatting up the person on the next stool...

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio G Spa near Ipanema is an upmarket gay sauna, full of guys fresh from the beach nearby. With people of all ages, it is popular with the cariocas as well as tourists...

Madrid, Spain

El Atril is perhaps the most entertaining gay bar in the "little Chueca" section of La Latin. Around in various reincarnations since 1983, it specializes in music,...

Madrid, Spain

Looking for an exclusive private nudist club where the only restriction is respect for other members? The Ring offers a 500 square-meter space with slings, crosses,...

Las Vegas, United States

The Luxor's Sunday evening pool party has been going strong for almost six years, and just one look at the bronzed bodies on display will explain at least part of its...

Barcelona, Spain

Boyberry, like its twin in Madrid, is combo cruise bar, sex shop, video club and Internet café (free and no time limit). It's also an information center about the gay...

Phoenix, United States

Phoenix's favorite leather bar with theme nights, including undies night on Mondays and Fridays ($1 off drinks if you're in your underwear), amateur strip night...

Portland, United States

This 43 year old gay bar is located downtown in Old Town and hosts a colorful combination of characters. With frequent drag shows, dancing and karaoke, there's always...

Hong Kong, China

B&J Men's Club, formerly Ju Men's Club, is a sauna with male-to-male massage, pedicures, body scrubs and free Wi-Fi. It is near the Ladies' Market on Argyle Street...

Washington DC, United States

Combining cabaret, high-energy dance floors and a plush lounge, Town Danceboutique draws a diverse crowd as DC's largest gay nightclub. Town has two floors, numerous...

Montpellier, France

Le Heaven is largely for men and one of the oldest gay bars in the city. It draws in a crowd of young men with daily happy hours and has a small dance floor for warm ups before hitting the club. Although male-dominated, women are also welcomed by a festive and friendly atmosphere.

Cologne, Germany

One of the largest and well-visited gay saunas in Cologne, the Badehaus Babylon is relatively chic and tasteful, with multiple levels and bathing options. Tickets are a...

Miami, United States

The Floppy Rooster, 5 minutes away from Miami International Airport and 30 minutes from Miami Beach, has Miami's only gay all-nude male revue with a huge main stage, VIP...

Mexico City, Mexico

Lollipop is a three-floor gay dance club playing dance-pop music. Mostly men, it also draws a female crowd. The Burdelito bar is upstairs.

Chicago, United States

This bathhouse is a favorite in the Chicago gay community, offering 24 hour dry gym, private rooms, a handful of play areas, steamrooms, and sauna access. Membership is...

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Vallarta Cora is the bar in the upscale for-men-only Vallarta Cora Hotel where clothing is optional. The bathhouse atmosphere includes a pool, steam, sauna and jacuzzi...

Fort Lauderdale, United States

The mega Manor Complex is 16,000 square feet (almost 6,500 sq m) of party space hung with Swarovski red crystal chandeliers and featuring the two-level Epic Nightclub...

San Francisco, United States

A popular dive bar that caters to bears and bikers, the Lone Star Saloon keeps the crowds happy with barrels of peanuts, a pool table, a dance floor and an outdoor patio...

San Francisco, United States

A charming, no-frills neighborhood gay bar with an excellent jukebox, Last Call Bar in the Castro is the perfect place to grab a $3 beer and chat with friendly regulars....

Barcelona, Spain

Tatu is a disco bar for bears and mature types with a Thursday night happy hour, more action and more kinds of music on Friday and Saturday. It opens at 7 p.m. on Sundays, offering a variety of entertainment, including drag shows. Good for hook ups with dark room, video shows, Bars, Airco, Terrace / Garden. Metro...

Acapulco, Mexico

The late-night (or shall we say early morning?) Moons is a gay dance club with strippers who do poles and showers. Fridays it's 2-for-1 beers. Another plus: no cover. It's part of the same group as Demas Factory and Pink.

Sitges, Spain

The men-only Parrots Sauna offers offers a large and well-maintained steam room, a jacuzzi, private cubicles, lockers and dark room. Guests at the predominantly gay...

Phoenix, United States

Serving men for over 40 years, Flex Spa is a private gay men's club for fitness, relaxation and meeting new people. Flex offers porn lounges, whirlpools, sun decks,...

Madrid, Spain

Hot attracts all kinds of bears but doesn't really get going until post - 1 am after some of the partiers have warmed up at Enfrente, a sister club across the street. Drinks are strong, the crowd is a little bit older and there's a darkroom in the basement. The 2-for-1 happy hour goes until midnight. Keep your eye on...

Phoenix, United States

Boasting the friendliest neighborhood gay bar, Apollo's is a mostly male crowd known for it's cheap drinks. Rumors are circulating that Apollo's might be closing.

Portland, United States

Gay sports bar hosting weekly drag nights and bingo, while providing a clubhouse feel. Home to some of the older and more established gay set, as well as some unique...

Copenhagen, Denmark

The infamous Amigo is the only gay sauna in Copenhagen, and also one of the largest, with 800 square meters spread out over three floors. There's quite a lot to do here,...

Hong Kong, China

Renovated under new management, Jungle Sauna has steam, sauna, dark room, relaxing cabins and a vertical solarium.

Fort Lauderdale, United States

The membership-only Clubhouse II has steam, sauna, whirlpool, video lounge, maze and nightly and weekly specials. Tuesday is Leather Night with free pizza. Thursdays are...

Nice, France

In the heart of the gay area, Le Code is a sex club with theme nights, hammam, cabines, back room, sling room, maze and playroom.

Chicago, United States

Internationally known and a local staple in the gay clubbing community of Chicago, Hydrate Nightclub has extremely late hours, top-tier DJ's, and strong drinks. Expect...

Toronto, Canada

Located in the south end of Toronto's Gay Village, this upscale neighbourhood pub offers crowd-pleasing comfort food by day and an array of local wines and beers by...

Seattle, United States

One of the most popular gay bars in the city, Seattle Eagle is a gritty leather bar that frequently offers themed nights and dance parties. Queer-identifying folks of...

Washington DC, United States

A long-running DC gay club serving a primarily African American clientele, The Bachelor's Mill-or "The Mill"-is also known as one of the best karoake spots in town. Hip...

San Francisco, United States

This reboot of the infamous 1970s leather bar is hugely successful, and SF Eagle draws large, diverse crowds eager to partake in any number of themed events, from...

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Gay-owned, gay-operated, Gay Vallarta Bar Hopping Tour offers Thirsty Thursday, Social Friday and Fabulous Saturday tours. Weekends include dinner. VIP treatment with...

Barcelona, Spain

Since 2011 Saturgays has been a Saturdays-only fun spot with house music, shows, GoGo dancers, singers, acrobats and international DJs. It's a hot ticket today with the...

Acapulco, Mexico

Easy to find across from the Hotel Continental, Prince is a male-only bar with pop, house and techno for dancing. Known for hard partying, late hours and quick hookups.

San Francisco, United States

Crowded with young things in their best finery, Blackbird is a sexy little spot in the Castro that prides itself on a properly mixed cocktail and a gentlemanly...

Phoenix, United States

Phoenix's all male strip club. Need we say more? The boys are pretty, the scene is riveting.

Madrid, Spain

Fraggel Pop is a fun bear bar with campy videos that attracts a mixed crowd and gets crowded on weekends after midnight. There's a dance floor in back where pop is king,...

Madrid, Spain

Fu3L is a popular bar for all kinds of bears, mostly a 30s - 40s crowd. It's been packing 'em in since 2009 and is good for music, dancing and socializing, particularly...

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Formerly Titanic, Km Zero is BA's friendly cruising club and puts on a good show with dancers, strippers and drag queens.

Las Vegas, United States

A laid-back karaoke-and-pool bar with a mostly local gay clientele, the Spotlight Lounge serves strong drinks at decent prices with very little attitude. It's been...

Phoenix, United States

Bar1 is an upscale patio bar and tequila lounge for mostly men, serving speciality cocktails and beer. Open 7 days a week, this is a great place to meet men any time,...

Hong Kong, China

Around since 1991, Propaganda - or "PP" - is the grand old lady of gay bars/discos, but she doesn't act her age. Partying goes on until dawn on the weekends. The...

Hong Kong, China

QQ Fitness is a Japanese-style sauna that attracts mostly middle-aged Asians. The sign is written in Chinese, but you can spot the entrance by the QQ logo next to a Japanese restaurant. Discount if you enter before 8 pm. It's a neighborhood sauna but visitors welcomed. Overnight stays permitted.

Nice, France

Morgan Club is an adults-only cruise/fetish bar with relaxing cabins, mazes, dark room, XXX movies and gogo dancers. Expect an anything-goes atmosphere at parties and on...

Mexico City, Mexico

Enter through rainbow-painted saloon doors and party until morning with dancing, drag shows, karaoke a fun crowd that may include papa bears, twinks and women all...

Chicago, United States

Strong drinks in a homely atmosphere is what characterizes Second Story Bar. Located just "75 steps from Michigan Avenue", as the owners proudly boast, this hidden,...

Seattle, United States

Known for its exceptionally strong drinks and nudey pictures, C.C.attle's is a laid-back gay bar that offers pub food, cocktails and themed nights. Those who like to...

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

La Cueva (the cave) is a gay-owned and gay-staffed cowboy cantina for an older crowd. It has pool table, videos, karaoke, drink specials and internet. Some nights if you...

Mexico City, Mexico

If you are looking for Mexico City's only gay cantina, El Vieja is it. In the historic center, this Mexican-style bar is friendly with a great jukebox and a good selection of beer and tequila.

Paris, France

No way you can miss Le Spyce Bar with its huge screen out front flashing the night's entertainment in rainbow colors. The dance floor gets hot and sweaty, especially on...

Barcelona, Spain

Sauna Nova Bruc is small but recently moved to larger quarters with improvements in the wet area with a large jacuzzi, swimming pool with hydromassage, individual cabins...

San Francisco, United States

440 Castro is a guaranteed draw for fit 30 to 40-something leather bears and the men who love them. Thursday nights are the most happening, when the bar hosts "CDXL" and...

Phoenix, United States

Pat O's is a cruise bar for men complete with pool tables, darts, and a patio. Wednesday night is Karaoke night. Thursday night is Underwear night: $1 off when you wear...

Madrid, Spain

The Enfrente Club is a bear bar and sister club to Hot across the street. Both bars are venues for the Hot Bears Week each December. It's known for its gin and sake tonics and being the most hetero-friendly of Madrid's gay bars.

Las Vegas, United States

Badlands Saloon is a neighborhood bar with an impressive commitment to its theme, where locals come to play cowboy instead of the slots. There are plenty of pool tables,...

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Homo Sapiens is a popular sauna with a darkroom, wet and dry saunas, a cinema with large screens and comfortable armchairs, massage tables, private cabins and a full...

Las Vegas, United States

A large gay sauna modeled on Roman-style baths, Entourage is one of two gay bathhouses in Las Vegas, and is considered by most to be the best. It's located in a...

Portland, United States

Legendary gay male club with weekly trivia nights, drag shows and more. Check out the equally "legendary" martinis in the more intimate martini lounge.

Hong Kong, China

T:ME is a long narrow bar tucked away on Man Hing Lane just off Hollywood Road and next to Club 71. With comfy seating in the rear, it's a relaxing spot serving up soft...

Hong Kong, China

Action Sauna is known for having the largest nude area in Hong Kong, towel-free darkroom. Merry-go-round and Slng as well as movies and internet. Saturday afternoon is...

Nice, France

Eagle is a "mecs-only" cruise bar/sex club for the leather set, bears and hard-core action types. Fun and games include slings, dark room play zone, St. Andrew's Cross, private cabins and a Tuesday Blackout Party.

Nice, France

Le Bar Butch is a bear bar with a good selection of international beers. It shares owners and terrace space (about a 100 seats) with Le Bar Bitch.

Paris, France

Bunker is a hot cruise club slightly off the beaten path but only 10 minutes away from Châtelet on the #11 Metro line. Around since 1994, it's one of the best equipped...

Paris, France

Once the city's biggest gay club - Le Central until it closed in 1991, Queen Club is the famous mega club on the Champs-Elyses with big-name international DJs. It still...

Amsterdam, Netherlands

17th century Dutch meets graffiti art in one of the smallest bars in Amsterdam. One of the main hangouts for street artists and DJs in the city, this place has managed...

Amsterdam, Netherlands

With a British-inspired theme, the Vesper Bar serves up 'high-tea cocktails' in alcohol-filled tea pots and cups, accompanied by cakes and pastries from neighboring...

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam's most famous cruise club - with two floors of dance and play areas upstairs and in the cellar - holds fetish parties like spank!, meat market, xxxleather, oil...

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Throwing parties in gay capitals around the world - think Cologne, Barcelona, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Antwerp and Amsterdam -, Club Rapido brings its monthly party to six...

Beijing, China

Southwest of Workers Stadium across from Destination, Funky is an upscale venue, opened in 2013 and redecorated in spring 2015. With a state-of-the-art sound system,...

Beijing, China

Destination is the granddaddy of gay dance clubs with the biggest dance floor in town and American DJs. Its themed nights include a Bear Hunt the third Friday of every month. Happy hour is 9 pm - 10 pm. Crowd includes hip locals, tourists, ex-pats and some women. It's across the street from Funky.

Beijing, China

You'll know you've reached Más, a rum cocktail bar and event space with Cuban fare when you spot a mint green and black facade. A couple of friendly Miami ex-pats run...

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Human Club puts on a Saturday party in Crobar with the best of Pop and Electro music by resident DJ Diego Tarzan, accompanied by costumed dancers with hard bodies...

Nice, France

The cruise/fetish Les Bains-Couches offers sauna, steam, big whirlpool, private cabins, video and bar in a labyrinth of hallways over three floors. With naked nights and themed parties, it's the best known bathhouse in town, but it's showing its age.

Montpellier, France

Opened by Montpellier's "sex pope" Mr. Rex right off the Place de la Comédie, this libertine sauna is a respectful place of tolerance, open to all people of all...

Montpellier, France

This neighborhood sauna standby with Jacuzzi, bar, sauna, steam, sling and spinning table turns up the heat with themed nights including hot sex, nudist,...

Montpellier, France

Near Jean Jaurès square, Le Moom is a downtown club with nightly theme parties kicking off at midnight with a dance floor and restaurant lounge on a mezzanine level open...

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