We look back at some of the places that became well known haunts for the city's gay community in the 70s and 80s.
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This meant that bars in the s were fairly discreet, until a gay scene appeared almost overnight in the city in brs early s.
One of the very first and most popular bars Happy ending massage Huyton break out was Guys at the top of Hope Street which Gay bars se Glasgow became a "Berni Inn" steakhouse, alongside the Strand on the same Fuck girls Birmingham, which later opened up a bar in its basement which went on to become Austins.
There was also McCalls across the street, while down in Gordon Street there was the Corn Exchangewhich also had a lounge bar in the basement, one which attracted a mixed crowd. Legend has it she used to carry a tin of beans in her handbag and if she ever got any abuse - which was no doubt something of a regular occasion back then - she'd just wallop the person in the face with it.
She is also said to have went toe to toe with a Glasgow judge bare in the dock once for a misdemeanour when, in court, Betty Gay bars se Glasgow asked to provide her. When the charges were read she is also supposed to have told the judge: "From where I'm standing, I'm not the only one here strutting around in a wig and a gown.
What's your excuse? The Waterloo, the Duke of Wellington just next door and the famous Vintners on Clyde Street, with the latter two so busy on a Saturday night you could hardly get in the door.
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Another feature of Vintners was that the DJ would play songs from a massive pile of reel to reel tapes, while closing time was normally announced via the reggae anthem "The Guns of Naverone". Frequently showcasing live music from women performers, these popular nights attracted women from all over Scotland.
The Court Bar on Hutcheson Street which shut in would "turn gay" at 8pm from the mid s onwards, whereupon it is said that not only the staff changed, but an alternative and higher price list was fetched from under the counter and affixed to the wall. By Craig Williams.
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The subterranean bar and club on Picardy Place has been Gay bars se Glasgow three years in the planning and cost more than 3 million.
GHQ is the first major venture in bxrs Capital for Mr King's G1 Group and one which it claims will "revolutionise the currently very tired and neglected gay scene in the city". The company believes it has identified a huge gap in the market, as well as finding the perfect spot for a gay bar and nightclub, in the heart of the city's "pink triangle".
GHQ is the first part of abrs two-phase development, which will also feature a fine-dining restaurant, cocktail bar and hotel rooms, all due to open within six weeks.
The entire building has been gutted and overhauled by the company, which is behind several gay Glasgow nightspots.
Marketing director Angus Lawrie said: "Our multi-million-pound investment will create the city's most stylish venue with the highest service barw standards.
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