Click to print Opens in new window I grew up in a Chicago suburb, but traveled to and through the city frequently to visit relatives and hang with friends. Queers of all flavors reside comfortably in many different places all over the city, with a lot of the backlash coming only from within the queer community itself. Many large, queer read: Here is a non-exhaustive though compiling this, I am quite exhausted , listing of the lady places and spaces: Wild Thursdays Victor Hotel, N. Sometimes the Chicago Force comes here to drink, and be warned:
Queer Girl City Guide: Chicago, Illinois | Autostraddle
But the party doesn't stop after the last float has passed, especially at these bars where everyone is welcome. Second Story Bar Photo credit: It's located above Sayat Nova and next to a cheesy fortune teller's lair, a stone's throw away from the Gap on Michigan Ave and all the annoying hustle and bustle of shoppy-boppy tourists. So, it's like this hidden oasis that you kind of have to be in the know about, or you'd swan right by it.