From tothe U. He can be reached at jriley metroweekly. On this Friday night, however, Half and O is lively and thriving, and John, David and their friends get back to their evening. But to some youth, the dangers of social rejection and violence outweigh any negative aspect of what happens at Half and O. The dance club, in a converted warehouse, is only open on Friday and Saturday nights aside from a few special eventsand it is the spot for weekend fun.
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Super Bowl at Nellie's Sports Bar. But there has to be room for some give and take. In the words of one patron, it is a "unique public-private gay space," a spot that for some people is the only place where they feel comfortable openly living their sexual identity. Comedian Hal Sparks Mar 1 - Mar 2, Phase1 is not only one of the oldest queer bars in the area, but one of the oldest lesbian bars in entire country.
With no cover, it is a great place for a fun Saturday night. Check out the basement level, which can be rented for parties and has a suburban basement feel. In Dupont Circle, Cobalt offers a full evening of entertainment. The Washington Mattachine Society, led by Frank Kameny, argued to protect first amendment rights of gay organizations in front of a hostile US Congress and picketed the White House to fight employment discrimination. Current laws prohibit such a move. But the property owners and operators of the gay-oriented businesses are also looking at the possibility of relocating, perhaps even en masse. View more photos from The House Nightclub.