Most of the gay bars are clustered in the long-time gay neighborhood of Capitol Hill, as well as a number of mixed restaurants and coffeehouses that draw a good share of LGBT folks. Take a look at some of the favorite hangouts among lesbians and gay men in Seattle. A friendly, no-attitude neighborhood gay bar with a particularly loyal following among bears and cubs, C. Attle's opened in and has been a fixture of Capitol Hill's gay scene ever since. Although it moved to a new, nattier location in , it remains as popular as ever. If you come in gear, you skip the line.
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Sonya's – Neighborhood Bar in Seattle
Our heated and covered section of the patio makes for a fantastic outdoor experience no matter the weather. Whether it's raining sideways and thirty-five degrees, or blue skies and sunshine, we'll still provide the views. The covered section of the patio bar is also available for private parties! Please fill out the event request form below for more details. Enjoy unparalleled views of South Lake Union and sip a martini while watching Duck Dodge sailboat races. Quaff a beer and watch the seaplanes land. Or hangout by the fire and make some new friends!
History of the LGBT community in Seattle
This timeline was commissioned by and appears here courtesy of the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest. Olesen that the First Amendment protected the right of One, Inc. James Cathedral holds mass for attendees of national Dignity organization of gay Catholics Conference, Vatican places Seattle Archdiocese under observation Massachusetts Representative Gerry Studds becomes the first openly gay member of Congress Seattle City Council passes ordinance prohibiting harassment of sexual minorities.
Shelly's Leg was the first openly operated gay bar in Seattle. It operated from until sometime circa Shelly Bauman was born in Chicago on July 23,