IN THIS VIDEO JD SAMSON TRAVELS to the biggest gay meccas in the United States to figure out why all the lesbian bars are closing. There’s only one left in D.C and New York. In San Francisco: none (The famous Lexington club closed last April). Samson looks at rising rent, the growing trans movement, lesbian stereotypes, and more to help answer the question.

As one woman says in the video “Everyone deserves a space where they can be comfortable and be with people like them.” Check out the video to find out why these spaces are disappearing.