536 Driggs Ave
(Between 7th & 8th Streets.
Take the L Train to Bedford Ave.)
Very cool mixed bar that attracts a more hip crowd.
Occasional DJ or live music. Happy hour 4-8pm
Bar 4 Park
444 Seventh Ave (15th St)
718-832-9800 Swanky neighborhood lounge with a
coffee-bar ambiance and a sexy mixed crowd. Open
noon-4am daily. Sat: DJ Zero Pressure. Never a
cover. Call for live-music updates.
390 Fifth Ave (Sixth St)
Mixed gay and lesbian cocktail bar with a porch
and outdoor garden. Fiercely eclectic jukebox.
Open seven days a week. Happy Hour: 6-8pm Mon-Fri;
2-7pm Sat-Sun. Thurs: Women+s Night with Cheryl
and drink specials.
Bar Park Slope
363 Fifth Ave
718-788-0924 Park Slope's lesbian and gay bar
with a sexy, Brooklyn crowd. Open seven days a
week. Pool table, video games, killer jukebox,
monthly drink specials.
Metropolitan is Williamsburg's only bar
for gay men and women and their straight friends
(and it truly is mixed). Come in and enjoy the
two fireplaces, nightly drink specials, weekly
dj parties and so much more!
Metropolitan is located at 559 Lorimer St (btwn
Metropolitan & Devoe) in Williamsburg.
Metropolitan is open daily from 3pm-4am
706 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Minor Arcana is an un-pretentious, dimly lit Prospect Heights neighborhood bar, the kind of place where anything can happen – the weirder, the better – a perfect spot for nursing beers and great conversation. Conversation which should come easy in this unforced, comfortable drinking bar; which happens to feature an insane selection of whiskey, bourbon and other debaucherous shots, as well as 12 beers on tap and plentiful seating. Minor Arcana is open from 4 pm – 4 am, every day, including holidays. Burlesque nights are held on the 1st Saturday on each month and there are weekly trivia nights each Tuesday. Happy hour is buy-one-get-one-free every day from 4pm-8pm and 12am-2am. See what’s in the cards for you at Minor Arcana.
R bar presents
"Mikey's Big Gay Pajama Party" 9:pm
Every Tuesday Night/Free
Come clad in P.J.'s for a complimentary drink!
451 Meeker Ave @Graham Ave
256 Grand St (btwn Driggs & Roebling)
- Lesbian & Gay Rights Project
The Brooklyn Community Pride Center
310 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11201
(347) 889-7719. The mission of the Brooklyn Community Pride Center is to provide a safe, common space offering physical and mental health services, social support, recreational and cultural programming, as well as being a hub of information for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and families in Brooklyn.
AIDS Task Force
Founded in 1986, offers AIDS/HIV services, case
management, support groups, outreach, education
and advocacy. Call 783-0883.
Formerly Gowanus Arts Exchange, BAE is home to
Brooklyn's Center for Lesbian & Gay Arts & Artists and regularly features lesbian and gay
performers. Located at 421 5th Avenue, you can
call 832-0018 for a calendar and upcoming events.
College Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender
Founded in the early 1980's by a few Gay and Lesbian
students of Brooklyn College that wanted an organization
to help other students who are Gay. This provided
Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender students
in Brooklyn College counseling and help for those
who need it. No one is ever excluded for becoming
a member of LGBTA, ever. LGBTA has events all
throughout the school year for recreational enjoyment
and information. To find out more call 951-4234.
Gay Network of Friends
A social club for gay men in Brooklyn, founded
and facilitated using Yahoo! Clubs on the world
wide web. Monthly meetings and on-line chats as
well as various social events and outings organized
Local chapter of the National Organization for
Women, a grass roots, civil rights organization
dedicated to women's rights issues including lesbian/gay
rights. Call 951-7441.
Brooklyn Pride, Inc.
Brooklyn Pride has grown to become the largest and most prominent organization serving Brooklyn’s LGBT community. Although Brooklyn Pride’s primary mission is to produce the borough’s annual pride events, the organization actively works to bring pride year round to every Brooklyn neighborhood. Meets the 3rd Friday of every monthly in Park Slope. Volunteer, donate, participate. Follow us on Facebook, Myspace and Twitter.
P.O. Box 150508
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 928-3320 x 3 (PH)
(718) 874-9783 (FX)
Pro Choice Network
BPCN supports the right of all women to protect
and determine their own mental and physical health.
Through activities such as tabling, petitions,
demonstrations, and clinic escorting, BPCN works
especially for the maintenance of access to safe,
legal, and funded abortion services. Winner of
a Brooklyn Lambda Award!
Circle of Voices Inc. is a non-profit, Womyn of African Descent and Womyn of Color, organization which will provide multi-cultural artistic informative events.
To establish a creative arts environment where Womyn of African Descent and Womyn of Color who reflect all orientations can exchange information, herstories, knowledge and skills amongst each other and the community at large through performances, workshops, music festivals and seminars to communicate issues that affect our environment.
Phone: 718-975-0141 • Email
Dignity is a group of gay and lesbian Catholics
and meets the 3rd Saturday of the month at St.
Anne and the Holy Trinity parish house at 122
Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights. Call 212-627-6488
airs in Brooklyn every Tuesday at midnight Time
Warner Cable channel 34 and Brooklyn-Queens Cable
and Lesbians of Bushwick Empowered
GLOBE is a newly formed group and the only resource
for LGBT youth in Bushwick. It offers workshops,
counseling and community. Call 418-7690, extension
202 for more information.
GRIOT (Gay Reunion In Our Time) Circle is a community-based organization which seeks to create and maintain a safe space for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two spirit (LGBTT) people of color. We provide emotional support and quality programs and services to counteract the effects of ageism, racism, sexism, gender identity and homophobia on this fragmented and marginalized population.
Airs in Brooklyn the fourth Saturday of the month
at midnight on Time Warner Cable channel 56 and
Brooklyn-Queens Cable channel 69
Mens Health Crisis
Roommate Information Network
The local organization of and for LGBT Episcopalians
and their families and friends. Call 680-1276
Brooklyn's Lesbian and Gay democratic organization.
A reading group for Lesbian's in the Park Slope/Windsor Terrace area.
An online social group for women in the tri-state area.
Park Slope Geriatric Day Center's FAMILY CAREGIVER PROJECT provides supportive services to caregivers of the elderly, with specific programs and services designed for either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) caregivers, or those who provide care for LGBTQ seniors. Services include individual and group counseling, benefits and entitlements assistance, information and referral, training and education, subsidized home care and supplemental services. If you are involved in caring for an older person, and one or both of you is a member of the LGBT communities of Brooklyn or Staten Island, the Family Caregiver Project may be able to help ease your stress and strain. For more information visit our website, www.psgdc.org or call 718-499-7701.
Lesbian Herstory Archives
Making its home in a Park Slope landmark brownstone
since June 1993, it is the nation's oldest and
largest archival collection of lesbian herstory.
Open to researchers and visitors. Call 368-3953.
Audre Lorde Project
ALP is a non-profit center established by the
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Transgender
(LGBTST) People of Color community. Located at
the Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, 85 South
Oxford Street in Forte Greene, the Project was
first brought together by Advocates for Gay Men
of Color (a multi-racial network of gay men of
color HIV policy advocates). Call 596-0342.
MatchedUpGay.com Are you tired of being matched up with all the wrong people? The people behind MatchedUpGay.com
have been matching up people since 1985 and bring
years of experience to MatchedUpGay.com to offer
members the easiest and most fun way to meet like-minded
Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center
Shades of Lavender
A space in Park Slope created by a multicultural
group of lesbian and bisexual women and youth.
They offer self-help groups, discussion groups,
workshops and referrals. Look for their newsletter
throughout the Slope or call them at 622-2910.
A chorus for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender
singers of all colors. Meets Mondays from 7:30-9:30
pm at the First Unitarian Church, 50 Monroe Place
at Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn Heights. No longer
accepting new members, but call 769-1421 or email
for more information about the next open auditions.
Simmons Psychotherapist in Boerum
Hill, works with individuals and couples. Runs
a gay men's psychotherapy group. Co-producer
and co-host of BCAT television show about psychotherapy
called Frontiers: The Brooklyn Cable Psychotherapy Journal.
Center for Anti-Violence Education
Strengthen Your Body, Focus Your Mind, Energize
Self-Defense and Martial Arts classes for Youth, Women, and Transgender People
421 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Prevention Group is a non-profit HIV/AIDS
prevention organization in Brooklyn offering educational,
support and counseling programs for prevention,
serving youth and families.
A non-denominational lesbian and gay church in
the African-American tradition, worships every
Sunday at 3 p.m. at 2578 Atlantic Avenue (Between
Georgia and Alabama Avenues). Call 385-2406.