SOURCE: New York Times
New Jersey's liquor commission has released documents that show how it applied liquor laws to close gay bars, showing how marginalized groups can be singled out through bureaucratic means.
Even before COVID-19 a combination of factors have made lesbian bars much less common than their counterparts catering to gay men. Two filmmakers are working to raise funds to keep these establishments in business. This article also explains how bars became safe gathering places as cities passed "vice" laws that subjected lesbians to police harassment in public.
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