March 18, 2019
By: Courtney Taylor
Allies, a term used to describe people who support those who occupy marginalized spaces. Here’s my experience.
As a bisexual woman who’s still fairly new to Washington D.C., I am particularly interested in finding more queer spaces around the city. Suggestions would be greatly appreciated, by the way.
My friend and I went to a local bar in D.C., which was my first personal experience with being in a predominantly queer space in the city.
When I went back with one of my friends, not much had changed. There was a larger population of straight people. I understand why straight women would want to go to gay bars. You can just have a fun night with your friends. However, their presence tends to push out the bar’s intended customers. I didn’t let that dampen my mood and anyway, that’s another story for another blog post.
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