their efforts, a few local residents had little better to do and routinely phoned in bogus complaints to the police. I came of queer-age in Latinx clubs like Circus, La Plaza and Tempo, as well as bars like Woodys, The Score, the Jalisco Inn and Little Joy. Historically (and still male homosocial sexual encounters covertly take place in the recesses of public parks, like Whittier Narrows and Elysian Park.
The bars closest to my heart will always be the queer working class dives that proudly fly their freak flag threadbare, ramshackle and smelling of Fabuloso. More ways to quickly find what you're looking for. Upgrade your Grindr experience to xtra for more features, more freedom and more fun. My interpretation of your last paragraph is that the loss of Circus gay senior meet signifies more than a building closure/demolishing Circus was a space for communion and memories for folks who often feel like they don't have too many places to turn. Sokol and Licn loved the name.
Also, follow Artbound on Facebook, Twitter, and). Licn bartended at the now long-gone Score, a scandalous Skid Row-adjacent Latinx lgbtq bar, in then way rowdy downtown Los Angeles.