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Gay San Francisco

San Francisco is at the heart of gay culture, with the famous Castro perhaps one of the USA’s most important gay destinations. San Francisco has one of the largest LGBT communities in the world.

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San Francisco Gay Bars

A roundup of the best gay bars in The Castro and beyond.

San Francisco Gay Saunas

For those looking for a passionate soaking or just a quick dip.

LGBT Rights in USA

Homosexual activityLegal Since 2003
Same-sex marriageLegal Since 2015
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts Since 2011
Equal age of consentvaries Since

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Near Union Square.

Hotel DIVA

Near Union Square. Modern rooms. Popular with gay guests.

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San Francisco : 3-star

Central location.

Hotel Abri

Central location. Great for shopping, sightseeing, gay scene.

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San Francisco : 3-star

Beck's Motor Lodge San Francisco
Walk to gay bars.

Beck’s Motor Lodge

Walk to gay bars. In The Castro. Budget choice.

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San Francisco : 3-star

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near Mission
the centre of the city's hipster culture

near The Castro
heart of the gay community with a rich history

near the Golden Gate Bridge
the iconic symbol of San Francisco

near Union Square / SoMa
lively and colourful centre of San Francisco

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San Francisco Events

 | various venues | 27-Jun-2020 San Francisco Pride holds one of the oldest and largest annual LGBTQ+ parades in the world. With hundreds...

Gay Parties & Events in San Francisco Today

Booty Call Wednesdays

 | Q Bar


 | The Cafe

Castro Karaoke Wednesday

 | Midnight Sun

Musical Wednesdays - VJ & show tunes

 | The EDGE


 | El Rio

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Featured Venues


Home to the USA’s longest-running queer burlesque show, The STUD has played host to many LGBT...

Powerhouse San Francisco Bar California


SoMa’s biggest, best-known gay cruise club, with a 50-year legacy of servicing the leather,...

Q Bar

Located in the heart of San Francisco’s Castro district, Q Bar is a gay club and popular...

440 Castro

Bear-popular gay bar in San Francisco’s gay district. 440 Castro hosts regular events...

Oasis San Francisco


Co-owned by drag legends Heklina and D’Arcy Drollinger, former gay bathhouse turned drag bar...

Midnight Sun

Gay video bar & lounge in the heart of The Castro. Midnight Sun has been serving the San...

Club OMG

Gay nightclub in downtown San Francisco. OMG has a full bar with nicely-lit dome roof and dance...

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