Given I'm gay, I thought I'd turn this one around - I have fun in straight bars with my friends - when we all still went out. (Most have young kids now)
My best fried once said after coming to a gay bar with me -'why would you go anywhere else? I can enjoy myself, have a drink and no worry about dudes hitting on me!' (Not sure why she forgot the lesbians! Thoug I think there was only me and a couple of others of the female persuasion anyway!