Where can I meet gays in Chicago?
- Jeffery Pub. One of the city’s oldest gay bars, Jeffery Pub is a neighborhood institution.
- Big Chicks.
- The Closet.
- Second Story.
- Roscoe’s Tavern.
- La Cueva Night Club.
- The SoFo Tap.
Where do most gays live in Chicago? Boys Town presently serves as the best-known Chicago gayborhood, and the center of its LGBT culture. Gentrification has pushed many gay and lesbian people to reside ever further north into Uptown and Edgewater.
Does Chicago have a gay district? The first officially recognized gay village in the United States, Boystown Chicago is the commonly accepted nickname for the eclectic East Lakeview neighborhood that is home to Chicago’s visible and active gay and lesbian community.
Is Chicago a gay friendly city? Our city is known for embracing diversity and inclusion, from our world-famous Pride celebrations to establishing the country’s first official gay neighborhood. And while the whole city exudes a welcoming vibe, there are a couple of neighborhoods and places you shouldn’t miss.