A growing resource of mostly Houston LGBT history, with considerable statewide information



Houston Gay Bar History

Houston Bars, Baths, Etc - 1974
Houston Bars - 1964  

Individual Bars

The Briar Patch
Brazos River Bottom (BRB)
Catch One   

Chicken Coop  

The Drum, Locker & Chutes
...the Bars of 1732 Westheimer 
The Eagle Houston    
EJ's and Inside/Outside
The Exile
The Galleon

Galveston Gay Bars & 360° Photos 
Galveston Bars, Through the Years  

The Gold Room

JR's Bar & Grill  
Just Marion & Lynn's
Kindred Spirits
Kon-Tiki Club (Galveston)
Mary's, Naturally
Montrose Mining Company & the bars at 805 Pacific Street
Officers Club, Farmhouse & the bars at 2700 Albany
The Old Plantation
The Pink Elephant 
The Red Room  
Robert's Lafitte, Galveston  

Round Table  

Silver Bullet & Silver Phoenix  

The 611 Club   
Soixante Quinze, or 6015  

Studio 13  

The Usual  

Wagon Wheel, Late 1930's 

And a Bathhouse
Midtowne Spa

Bar Raids  
Bar Fires & Arson  

Article on Texas Bar History
   in Houston and Dallas, Texas Triangle, 7/17/97

General Article on the Bars as part of the community,
   and the organization HOBO

Mapping Montrose's Gay History, an excellent article on the work of Dr Brian Riedel charting the changes

 Additions are added often, so please check back

Below, in their 1982 ad The Hole remembers bars of bygone days