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Girls Night Out: Hot spots for women this week in San Diego

Editor’s note: Girls Night Out focuses on lesbian-themed events in San Diego.

Happening Wednesday – May 18

Portugalia – Female Fronted Bands That Rock – 9 pm

Visit Ocean Beach for a night of talented female musicians with musical styles ranging from soul, punk, folk and acoustic rock. Enjoy an expansive variety of Portuguese and Brazilian dishes. Wednesday nights in OB are hosted by the charismatic and multi-talented Tori Roze, who has a soulful and beautiful voice.

U-31 – We Wednesdays - 9 pm

Women’s Entertainment showcases the beats of Miki Vale and NiomieSoulFly. Come enjoy some underground hip-hop, soul, dance hall and rare grooves at U31. Break up the monotony of your week at We Wednesdays. No cover!

Bourbon Street – Latin Night – 10 pm

Come and enjoy this new Latin Night at Bourbon Street! There will be lots of beautiful people, great drinks and amazing DJs. DJ Valdez will be playing only the best Latin beats, and much more!

Happening Thursday – May 19

Rich’s – Repent – Summer Kick Off Party – 9:30 pm

This is one of Repent’s biggest events of the year! It’s summertime and Repent is going to be decked out beach style! Get your board shorts, bikinis on, and keep an eye out for the Repent lifeguards. When you hear the church bells ringing, expect an epic performance from the talented and beautiful Repent bartenders. DJ Dirty Kurty will be rockin’ the beats!

Happening Friday – May 20

Brass Rail –Rivalry’s Super Hero/Villain Event – 9 pm

Do you love super heroes or villains? This Friday come dressed as your favorite comic book character! First there will be an obstacle course and then an epic costume competition. Come watch the heroes and villains battle it out! The best costume will win the grand prize! DJ’s of the evening will be DJ Elvee and DJ Pinke! Doors open at 8.

Happening Saturday – May 21

Numbers – Femme Fatale – 9pm

Expect new and fresh lesbian events every week. Expect ‘80s parties, masquerade balls and special holiday events. Dynamic crowds, invigorating themes and rotating deejays will keep you on your toes. Expect something new every week at Femme Fatale, as it is consistently inconsistent every Friday in a delicious way. Remember to “like” Femme Fatale on Facebook!

Happening every Sunday

Bourbon Street Bar and Grill – Sundays are Ladies Night

Come to Ladies Night every Sunday at Bourbon Street for hip hop and house music. Win cash and prizes by competing in the Booty-Shaking Contest. Enjoy the outdoor heated patio or the indoor dance floor. Also, enjoy Bourbon Street’s delicious bar treats.

Happening every day and night

Gossip Grill

Every day or night of the week, feel free to indulge in San Diego’s premier all-lesbian bar and grill. Great music, good eats, dynamic and friendly environment for lesbians await seven days a week. Gossip Grill is always decked out in playful and sexy lesbian art. Also spicy is the clever sexual titles and entrees in the menu! Dine inside or outside, or just unwind with your community. Unwind at the Hump Day Gossip Hour every Wednesday, which is designed to give drinkers happy hour prices from open to close. From 7 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Bianca Waxlax is a freelance writer for SDGLN and Lavender Lens Magazine. She loves to write articles about national and world news relating to LGBT issues, film reviews and health topics. Waxlax is an acupuncturist who practices at Levas Physical Therapy and at the Hoeck Physical Therapy office in La Jolla. To learn more about Waxlax, her writing and acupuncture, visit her website.