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For Many North Texans, LGBTQ Bars Are Sanctuaries. What Do They Mean To You?

Keren Carrión

From Round-Up and Sue Ellen’s in Dallas to the Urban Cowboy Saloon in Fort Worth, gay and lesbian bars have long been a part of the fabric of LGBTQ life in North Texas.

For many people, gay and lesbian bars are sanctuaries — a safe place to express yourself and to cultivate community.

KERA News and The Dallas Morning News are partnering to explore the legacy and future of gay and lesbian bars in North Texas, and we want to hear from our local LGBTQ community.

What do gay and lesbian bars mean to you? What are your memories? Please share your thoughts in the short survey below.