Buzzfeed misfires, snubs Atlanta’s lesbian bar

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Atlanta's gayness often gets slighted when it comes to listicles based on junk science. So please excuse the snub, My Sister's Room. Your gayness overflows and we love you for it.

Buzzfeed partnered up with Foursquare to find the 17 Most Popular Lesbian Bars In The U.S. And while Atlanta is among the nation's gayest cities, its biggest lesbian bar didn't make the cut. That's happened before.

Why? Buzzfeed's methodology, it seems.

Results were collected by the folks over at Foursquare, exclusively for BuzzFeed. Each bar was determined by number of check-ins for 2013 – excluding any establishments were the men outnumbered the ladies – and overall ratings.

We don't have access to the data, but a review of the list had us wondering. Several bars in smaller cities made it, but nothing from Atlanta. Hey there, Rumors Nightclub (Grand Rapids, MI), Hartigan's Irish Pub and L4 Lounge (Charlotte), Lipstick Lounge (Nashville) and the Norm (Jacksonville, Fla.)

So we did a quick check of Foursquare check-ins and our own My Sister's Room falls somewhere in-between. Rumors topped off our spot check of check ins with 8,034, followed by the Norm (3,493), Lipstick Lounge (2,663), Hartigan's (2,265) and L4 Lounge (647).

My Sister's Room? It scored 958 check-ins. Our lesbians got robbed.


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