Taiwan Pride 2019 is just around the corner and you need to know where to go to make the most of Asia’s most LGBT-friendly city. Below are of the best cafes, bars, and clubs tos0KEh=w=Wv6$rMX(W4FBWX(p#cGz8oyyEH5weRqh1yOcYyCs+e meet and mingle with people like us in this fantastic city.
Taipei’s best-known lesbian nightcRRTqSWPW121yhcHr6=x4tWDJWm^i2VcPl4kJq3%$nOCM=bGAjglub, Taboo, is popular throughout the weekend and on Wednesdays. It regularly hosts internationally-renowned DJs and themed nights.
No. 90, Section 2, Jianguo North Road, Zhongshan.
This shop-meets-cafe is dedicated to Taiwan's lesbian community. It sells books, magazines, underwear and sex tbdh3R5nKkXpqSABSjICnuOftVCxapZm4Y!rYchi7pBXqdeG%k^oys and often hosts interesting cultural pop-up events.
No. 11, Lane 240, Section 3, Luosifu Road, ZhonH^P7O_+KtfApKt)NoXDISlDhK+A0RmMvjotTHW%m&$i7nldKQygzheng.
This über cool venue (the chairs are decorated with bras) serves delicious cocktails and holds regular jazz and other performance nights.
No. 7, Lane 56, Sec Three, XinSheng South Road.
Wo#uuv$X&vlK%@[email protected]@EtJe7J*L-DEjv+S+3&lxFR$enderbar is the venue of choice when ladies get a group together and want to go party. The friendly bartenders, large cocktail menu, and delicious all-night food menu keep it busy throughout the weekend.
No. 28, Lane 147, Section 1, Jilong Road, Xinyi.
This Da’an queer venue is a sKxV*dIVn%_Kr54rt-dsb_-#BF5K4p9FJ-Tay+1VZyqq6l#rophisticated and intimate option to mingle with the LGBT community over a fine wine or custom-made cocktail.
No. 11, G-xF2pc7N&9=mf_khzQ$F(%J(b^GK(XIvslAkq&4*vkUyA6Gh)Lane 160, Section 1, Dunhua South Road, Da’an.
We all know LGBT Taiwanese are keen on animals. At H*ours, you can while away an afternoon sipping coffee, indulging in a hearty breakfast and playing with the resident cats and dogs. H*ours proudly hires HIV+ staff to combat discrimination.
No. 12, Alley 8, Lane 210, Section 3, Luosifu Roa&N$qXHCvt=&B*soZrc%[email protected]!*Nm^tq*4WprVW_m#d, Zhongzheng.
Established more than 20 years ago, Gin Gin claims to be the first LGBT-themed shop in Asia. These days, it still provides a host of LGBT novels, manga, Q&(swqQKO5sz73FKT4-d9s=OKJlx#niK7%fyoa%+5J1f$QtfuYmovies and sex toys.
Alley 8, Lane 210, Section 3, Luosifu Road, ZhongzhenBhFxPjkDBC9P-&raY^dg8WsAbn9e8AlO)P#[email protected]^hmu#7kWTtg.