By Andrew Collins. Greater Miami and Dade County, one of the premier nightclubbing and partying spots in North America, has long cultivated a highly visible gay and lesbian scene. The number of gay bars in Miami has actually declined a bit over the years, but most of the ones that remain still draw huge crowds, especially on weekends, and are definitely top spots for dancing into the late-night and early morning hours.
Things will be bigger this year at the boy bacchanalia known as Circuit Festival Miami. This will be the sophomore staging of the slate of parties for gay men in venues around the Magic City during Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. We are also moving into venues that are more accommodating to our client.
Miami Beach has for decades been a hotspot for the LGBT community both for locals and visitors alike. But as LGBT acceptance improves and the next generation becomes a dominant force in the travel sphere, you might wonder if Miami Beach still has the desire it once had. Gone are the days where we can only vacation openly in the small gay getaways like Key West, Palm Springs or Fire Island.
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Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. When one thinks of South Florida, it's not hard to imagine brightly colored speedos, drag queens doing splits on sidewalks, movies like The Birdcagegay enclaves like Wilton Manors, circuit parties, and the Gianni Versace heydays of South Beach.
In his humorous recount, OUT contributor Zachary Zane takes you through the necessary gay and gay-friendly spots to visit while in Miami Beach. His pastries were featured on Oprah so you know I'm not lying. For whatever the reason, likely a combination of being priced out of the city and apps like Grindr discouraging young queers from going out, a number of Miami Beach gay bars have shut down in the past decade.
Miami is exactly like what you will have seen on the T. Miami has been a gay hotspot for many years with gay bars, gay beaches, gay events such as the winter party and a large gay population — we can definitely see the attraction to living and visiting here. Here is how to find each of them:.
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