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A Queerer Vision for the Future of the Lesbian Bar

For older institutions, survival necessitates a certain degree of transformation

Cubbyhole, a lesbian bar in New York City’s West Village. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

Nestled on the corner of West 4th and West 12th streets in Manhattan’s West Village is the forest green facade of a very small, very well-known bar. Cubbyhole has been a locale central to New York City lesbian nightlife (and broader lesbian…




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