Stonewall Hotel

Stonewall Hotel
As you stand outside you’ll notice picture windows of the bar framing a multitude of homos, the amps floodlighting the stone columns, the pop dance music blaring out, the drag queen on the door who’ll either shout you down or lap you right up and the name – the gayest name a bar could have. Inside the story continues; loud, thronging and about a hundred floors high. An essential stop on any pub crawl.

For Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual activists, the word “Stonewall” signifies quite possibly the most important, single landmark on the day that Judy Garland died in the world wide struggle for gay rights.

Most chroniclers of the homosexual rights movement trace the beginnings of the movement’s militant phase to 1969 and New York’s lower-Manhattan (largely gay frequented) Stonewall Bar. There, for the first time on record, homosexual patrons fought back when Stonewall was raided one hot summer night by New York City policeman, who came hoping to arrest gay individuals for engaging in then illegal homosexual acts.

Eyewitnesses claim that the stonewall patrons’ counter-riot began when one burly, Stonewall patron hurled a lidded, metal garbage can filled with empty liquor bottles through a police car window.

Ever since that night, Stonewall has been revered as an enduring symbol of the gay militant spark lit that night, which has become a gay/lesbian/bisexual militant conflagration setting America—and the world—aflame with gay rights issues and conflicts.

Mostly male clientele and are often referred to as Sydney’s best Gay and Lesbian venue. Stonewall Hotel comprises of three levels these include a Public Bar, Cocktail Bar and our VIP Bar/ Functions Room. Stonewall Hotel provides entertainment every night of the week. Featuring Sydney’s top DJs and finest drag performers and entertainment personalities.

Upcoming Events

  • Polly's Follies
    Sunday, 18 November 2018-6pm
    Polly’s Follies with host Polly Petrie starring a cast of thousands from 8pm. this is amateur drag at it’s best. The show is hilarious. If you ever wanted to dress up and do a spot this is the night. Now in it’s 25th year.
  • Turbo Trivia @ Stonewall
    Monday, 19 November 2018-7pm
    Do you think you know the answer to everything. Well Stonewall is the place to be to prove it every Monday. Sydney’s Favourite Drag Queen Charisma Belle will have you using every brain cell to provide answers to some of the campest questions in town.
  • Karaoke @ Stonewall Hotel
    Tuesday, 20 November 2018-10pm
    Join one of our hosts Maxi Shield, Minnie Cooper or Hannah Conda for Karaoke from 10pm. Music by Marilyn Mootrub. Pick your track, belt it out for your chance to win some great cash prizes.
  • Gender Bender Bingo
    Tuesday, 20 November 2018-7:30pm
    Join hostess Minnie Cooper and one of her assistants Victoria Anthony, Carmen Geddit or Sia Tequila for Bingo with Balls. Cash Jackpot prize every week must go off. Balls drop from 7:30pm
  • Male Box @ Stonewall Hotel
    Wednesday, 21 November 2018-8:30pm
    Turn off your computer… get off your mobile phone … and get that hot ass of yours to MaleBox Stonewall presents “Sydney’s hottest pick up night.” The only place to be on Wednesday Night! Malebox is now in it’s 19th Year!!! BOYS BOYS BOYS
  • Dark & Dirty
    Thursday, 22 November 2018-9:30pm
    Stonewall Cocktail Bar has all the hottest DJ’s on rotation every Thursday from 9:30 – Late. So come Dance up a storm in our cage at Dark & Dirty.
  • Boys Bar Up @ Stonewall
    Thursday, 22 November 2018-10pm
    Join us and watch Sydney hottest boys take to the bar at 10pm. Every week join the Drag Queen Hostess as she sets the mood for the Hottest boys in Sydney to jump on the bar.
  • Let’s Talk about Sex
    Friday, 23 November 2018-7pm
    Friday night at Stonewall is jam packed with entertainment starting with Verushka Darling hosting “Let’s Talk About Sex” from 7pm. Verushka’s quick Wit will have you in hysterics as she answers all life’s tricky questions.
  • Gay Paree Saturday
    Saturday, 24 November 2018-8pm
    Travel to Gay Paree every Saturday at Stonewall with Drag Production Shows starring Minnie Cooper, Decoda Secret and Hannah Conda special appearance by Hostess Marilyn Mootrub All 3 floors open, Sydney’s hottest DJ’s 9:30-Close
  • Polly's Follies
    Sunday, 25 November 2018-6pm
    Polly’s Follies with host Polly Petrie starring a cast of thousands from 8pm. this is amateur drag at it’s best. The show is hilarious. If you ever wanted to dress up and do a spot this is the night. Now in it’s 25th year.

Details

Gay Pub

175 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

612 9360 1963

http://www.stonewallhotel.com

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