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Only 21 Left, The Push to Preserve Lesbian Bars

The Lesbian Bar Project is a campaign to raise awareness & save the remaining Lesbian bars in the U.S.


Bars and nightclubs took a big hit during the pandemic. Many were forced to close their doors for good. 
But, the shuttering of Lesbian bars, in particular, is something that has been an ongoing trend, even before COVID-19 gripped the nation. 
There are now just over 20 Lesbian bars in America. Three of them are in New York City. 
Enter filmmakers Erica Rose and Elina Street. They’re on a mission to celebrate, support and preserve the nation’s remaining Lesbian bars. We recently caught up with Erica and Elina to chat about their documentary titled The Lesbian Bar Project, as well as the importance of queer spaces.