Southeastern Queer Bar Guides

Cruise was an Atlanta based publication that listed Gay bars across the South. This issue is from 1976 and Alabama LGBTQ people used it to find local bars, bookstores, and cinemas. Barfly is a Gay publication that lists Gay bars in each state.  The unique thing about Barfly is that is lists different aspects of each bar with a “key” that people can access to the side.  This list shows a selection of Gay bars in Alabama from 1973. Vagabond was a Gay publication that listed Gay bars in US states.  This list from the late 1960s shows a selection of Gay bars across Alabama. (Photos courtesy of J.D. Doyle & the Queer Music Heritage Project) 

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