In addition to monthly dance parties, Oakland is also home to established and beloved queer bars and nightclubs, such as Club BNB formerly Bench and Barand Club 21both in the Uptown neighborhood. And word to the wise: The Night Owl in Oakland. And this is just a small sample of the thriving and open-minded communities fostered in Oakland. You betcha. Years ago, I was bemoaning my dearth of a dating life in San Francisco to an Oakland friend. Women-loving women who want to get moving, should strap on their boots and try tapping their toes at Texas Rose, a queer women and trans-inclusive country two-step and line dancing night that happens on the second Saturday of the month at Lake Merritt Dance Center.
The design in the 2,square-foot space is a reflection of the city's industrial history and includes a shipping container modified into unisex bathrooms.
The design in the 2,square-foot space is a reflection of the city's industrial history and includes a shipping container modified into unisex bathrooms. How many queer feminists does it take to screw in a light bulb? You betcha. Grab a drink and make a new friend at The Port Bar.
Nerd Nights have also been known to feature bands, acrobats, trivia and other high jinks.