Last Call on O Street

Portraits of the people behind DC's Southeast gay club strip

As baseball comes in, a neighborhood goes out. Some may view Southeast’s O Street strip — a conglomeration of drag shows, strip bars, bathhouses and sex shops — to be the fringe of the city’s gay community. Others believe it’s the heart and soul. Either way, the area is a part of D.C. gay history now living its final chapter. On the pages that follow, we take one last look at some of the faces of O Street.


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