Cleveland's gay bars evolve in age of greater tolerance
Exploring Cleveland's Gay and Lesbian Bars
Northeast Ohio maintains a strong lesbian and gay community. What better way to meet like-minded individuals and celebrate with good friends than in a vibrant social environment? Throughout the city, there are a variety of establishments that ensure a friendly, inviting atmosphere. Here are some of the best gay bars in the Cleveland area, with a variety of environments to fit your desires. Twist Clifton Blvd.
By Sandy Mitchell. Cleveland has a number of gay and lesbian bars, ranging from dance clubs to those with karaoke nights to leather bars. Each has its own specialty. Here's a look at some of the most popular, in no particular order.
The show began and performers dressed in flamboyant outfits gyrated on the stage to songs popular in the s as customers handed them folded dollar bills. It's the kind of show Bounce is known for. The nightclub on Cleveland's near West Side has been a staple of Cleveland's LGBT community since , when it opened on bustling strip of Detroit Avenue that included other -- now-shuttered -- gay bars. But like many Cleveland gay bars, the Detroit Avenue hotspot hasn't been without its growing pains. It closed in before reopening under new ownership.