With so many bars and clubs catering to the LGBT community, Phoenix, Arizona is the gay nightlife hub of the Southwest and has one of the largest selections of gay bars in the nation. This is a city where folks love to party, and the scene is generally friendly, unpretentious — and in many cases — downright cruisy. Here's an alphabetical list of the most inviting gay-oriented after-dark venues in the region, including a handful of mixed bars, restaurants, and LGBT-popular coffeehouses of note. Explore further at Phoenix's many gay bathhouses and sex clubs, and find a great and gay-friendly place to stay. Located on the east side of Phoenix, Anvil Bar is the region's favorite leather bar. It's owned by the same team behind Cruisin' 7th.
Gay-Friendly Restaurants and Bars in the Phoenix Area
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Many are often surprised to learn that Oklahoma City has a number of extremely popular gay bars and clubs, some part of the thriving scene around the NW 39th Street Enclave at NW 39th and Pennsylvania Avenue. The most popular is perhaps the Copa. A dance club with a state of the art sound system, multiple levels, drag shows and male dancers on weekend nights, the Copa quite frequently has a line to get in on Friday and Saturday. Angles has been an OKC favorite for over 20 years and is known as one of the best in the metro. Originally opening in , it is housed in a renovated warehouse with state of the art sound and lighting.
Similar to a Turkish bath , a public hammam is a steam room where people go to clean themselves. This is usually a weekly ritual and is considered a social activity in villages and towns, with men, women, and children all participating. Baths are separated by gender and many people will spend hours here chatting with friends. A Moroccan hammam spa at a hotel would be much different. Here are all the dirty details of my experience.
From time to time, a straight guy will admit that he' s not comfortable showering with gay men. He's afraid we'll be looking at him, sizing him up, and will possibly approach him for sexual contact. New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma was recently quoted as saying that he'd be uncomfortable showering with a gay man in the locker room: "Imagine if he's the guy next to me How am I supposed to respond? Most gay men have responded to his remark by saying, "Don't flatter yourself" and adding, "We've been showering with you most of our lives, and we know how to be appropriate.