Nightlife icons in the LGBT scene talk about how clubs and shows are a church-like institution for their community. It provides an evening escape to come together, celebrate, heal, and relate to each other.
For many LGBT people past and present, gay clubs and bars were the only place they could find others like them. HuffPost's series "After Dark" shines a spotlight on the artists and icons who have created this sense of community in New York City.
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