Believe it or not, gays like sports too! And now they have a safe place to watch the victories and failures of their favorite teams without some jerk spoiling the fun. A gay sports bar called Hi Tops recently opened in the Castro and is now getting national attention after a celebratory male-on-male smooch found its way into Sports Illustrated. Watch NBC Bay Area’s story about it all (cute bartender who loves his mom included).
Emmanuel Hapsis is the creator and editor of KQED Pop and also the host of The Cooler. He studied creative writing at University of Maryland and went on to receive his MFA in the field from California College of the Arts. In his free time, he sings his heart out at karaoke.