1993 → 2011
3909 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
The Sunset Junction bar had long been a magnet for gay Latinos with Spanish-language drag shows and other events. Le Barcito is located in the Sunset Boulevard building once occupied by a previous gay bar called the Black Cat Tavern, where the LAPD arrested several men for kissing, triggering one of the nation’s first gay-right protests in 1967. In 2009, the L.A. Weekly named Le Barcito as Best Club the Black Cat Dragged In.