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Girls Night Out: Support LGBTQ youth while dancing the night away

Editor's Note: Check out the nightly social scene week after week with Bianca! If you know of events that aren't listed, feel free to send her a head's up on anything that's not currently on her radar. Tune in!


Happening Friday – August 5

Brass Rail – Melt: A Monthly Night Of Music & Celebration to Benefit SD's LGBTQ Youth! 9 pm

Head over to the Brass Rail at 9 pm for Melt! One Friday a month is MELT! Dance the night away and support LGBTQ youth in our community. Each Melt event plays homage to a different musical genre with fantastic DJs, sultry dancers, and special guests!!

The best thing is, 40% of EVERY cover charge and the ENTIRETY of the proceeds from their lovely "shot girls & boys" will go directly to the Hillcrest Youth Center (HYC), to provide them with the NECESSARY items that current public and private funding isn't able to adequately provide. So begin your weekend and month at San Diego’s newest and hottest lesbian event and donate your fun and good vibes to a worthwhile cause!

Happening Saturday – August 6

Numbers – Femme Fatale - 9 pm

This Saturday at Numbers, is Femme Fatale!! Expect new and fresh lesbian events every week. Expect ‘80s parties, masquerade balls and special summer 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.


Happening EVERY Tuesday

Ruby Room – Ruby Tuesdays! – 9 pm

Come and see Female Fronted Bands hosted by the lovely and sultry Tori Roze at the Ruby Room in Hillcrest! This Tuesday, see Charbra, Melissa Eisler, and The Cypress Project!

While getting your grooves on with these female fronted bands, get your TAROT Cards Read by me, Bianca! So get your gypsy on and get those pertinent questions answered! TAROT Card Readings cost just $1.00 per minute! AND see fantastic ART by our Mister Andy! There is a suggested $2 donation and the event is 21+.

Gossip Grill – Trashy/Classy Karaoke Night – 7 pm

Every Tuesday night enjoy yourself at Gossip Grill with the ladies, and for some hilariously fun karaoke with our very own Miss Laura Jane. Get your dinner on, and have a night full of friends, great food, good laughs, and songs with the ladies! Who could ask for more? No Cover.

Happening EVERY Wednesday

U-31 – We Wednesdays - 9 pm

Women’s Entertainment recently launched the newest and hottest night for women at U-31 in North Park. This Wednesday, enjoy the beats of Miki Vale and NiomieSoulFly. Come enjoy some underground hip-hop, soul, dance-hall, and rare grooves at U-31. Break up the monotony of your week at We Wednesdays. No Cover.

Bourbon Street – Latin Night

Come to Bourbon Street Bar and Grill in University Heights on Wednesdays, starting at 8 pm for Latin Night and dance your night away to only the best Latin beats! No Cover.

Happening EVERY Thursday

Rich’s – Repent – 9:30 pm

Repent, is held weekly at Rich's Nightclub in Hillcrest, is a dynamic mixture of cocktail and coyote ugly with a ton of lesbian vigor thrown in!

It is notoriously packed every Thursday night and has had Hillcrest raving! And when you hear the church bells ringing, expect an epic performance from the talented and beautiful Repent bartenders. Thursday is the new Friday at Repent! Cover is $6 before 10 pm, $8 from 10 pm - 11 pm, and $10 after 11 pm.

Happening EVERY Friday

The Flame - Soul Kiss Fridays – 10 pm

You may not realize it, but The Flame is now the only ladies Nightclub in San Diego and they are giving the women here a full scale night club of their own. Don’t miss Soul Kiss on Fridays and enjoy all of the underground hip-hop that you love!

DJ Gigi will be in the front room with the best hip-hop, dance hall and more underground beats. Meanwhile, DJ Shedonistic will be rocking the back of the house with dance, house, Baltimore/Jersey Club, Raggaeton, and high energy mixes! The doors will open at 10 pm. $5 until 11 pm and $7 after 11 pm.

Happening EVERY Sunday

Bourbon Street Bar and Grill – Sundays are Ladies Night

Come to Ladies Night every Sunday at Bourbon Street Bar and Grill in University Heights, 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. No Cover.

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 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. Also, unwind at the Hump Day Gossip Hour every Wednesday, from 7 am to 1:30 am. No Cover.

Bianca Waxlax is a freelance writer for SDGLN who also has written for Lavender Lens Magazine. She loves to write articles about national and world news relating to LGBT issues, film reviews and health topics. To reach Bianca with questions or news about this column, contact her via email at biancawaxlax@yahoo.com.

She is also an acupuncturist who practices at the Center Health in Normal Heights and at the Levas Physical Therapy and the Hoeck Physical Therapy office in La Jolla. To learn more, visit biancawaxlax.com.