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There was also a relatively high number of places for lesbians. One male bar patron said Korean bar culture was not as direct as in the United States, with customers indicating their interest in another customer by ordering him a drink through a waiter.
In the past, gay men and lesbians were more apt to visit the same bars. In , Moscow's largest gay bar, Central Station, had its walls sprayed with gunfire, had harmful gas released into a crowd of patrons, and had its ceiling nearly brought down by a gang who wanted to crush the people inside.
Some of these sub-cultures are defined by costume and performance. The first recorded use of the term 'gay bar' is in the diaries of homosexual British comedian Kenneth Williams : "16 January
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From the start, Bermudez says, the bars offered refuge to a maligned minority beginning to test its social boundaries. Two recent studies have found that women who self-identify as lesbian report significantly greater severity of CSA Wilsnack et al.
This article examines the relationships that gender and sexual orientation have to alcohol use and alcohol-related problems, using available literature in the United States and globally, and reviews some of the factors that seem to influence these relationships.