The ingredients for the perfect gay bar are not as obvious as the ingredients for a perfect cocktail. The best bars mix ambience, a frisson of energy, and the right vibes. Data collected by Gravy Analytics , a location-based marketing platform, tracks mobile data to verify attendance at places and events throughout the United States. This list tracks gay bar attendance from November 1, , through October 31, The answers will surprise you.
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The exact number of same-sex married couples in the U. After all, about 96 percent of married tax filers file jointly, according to the Tax Policy Center. A new report from the center estimates in — the year same-sex marriage was legalized across the U. While married same-sex couples tend to have higher incomes, the income of male couples was more than 40 percent higher than that of straight couples and female couples. Same-sex couples, the report notes, are more likely to be of working age and to live in major metropolitan areas and coastal states where incomes and living costs are relatively high.
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Although gay bars have suffered some setbacks the past few years with longstanding venues shuttering nationwide due to mainstreaming, the rise of hookup apps, and an invasion of bachelorette parties, LGBT establishments still play a vital role in preserving gay culture and offering a safe space to patrons. And, many are still thriving. This list of the most popular gay bars comes from data collected by Gravy Analytics , a location-based marketing platform, that tracks mobile data to verify attendance at places and events throughout the United States.
Central issues are organized into four areas highlighted by the program: Gender Roles Religion Science Popular Culture. Because Gaither's killers claimed that his sexual orientation motivated his murder, his death reminds us all that gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender people are potential targets, and his story holds important lessons for everyone. Yet, at the same time, Gaither's experience was not universal.