Ventura Boulevard in San Fernando Valley has a secret history of gay bars

When Oil Can Harry’s had its last call, it was the end of an era. The Studio City club was the last venue in a once thriving string of LGBTQ bars that dotted Ventura Boulevard. Club Laurel was an upscale lesbian venue owned by singer Beverly Shaw, who was a nightclub pioneer and identified as … Continue reading Ventura Boulevard in San Fernando Valley has a secret history of gay bars