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The Supreme Court served gay rights advocates a major victory today by striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and remanding California’s Proposition 8. Bars and restaurants are celebrating with extended happy hours and other deals. Know of something we missed? Email us at email@example.com, and we’ll update the list.
Busboys & Poets
5th and K NW
*SPARKLE* queer-friendly open mic poetrystarting at 9 p.m., featuring slam poet Sophia Walker
1843 7th St. NW
$13 for a sherry flight called “DOMA Arigato” with three types of Spanish wine
2204 14th St. NW
$5 “Red DOMA-ends” cherry mojitos with $1 of each sale going to Human Rights Campaign
Nellie’s Sports Bar
900 U St. NW
Two-for-one beers and $5 “Absolut-ly I Do” cocktails
1435 P St. NW
Two-for-one happy hour extended until closing
Rock & Roll Hotel
1353 H St. NE
Rooftop bar will serve $5 “Perfect Together” drinks: “swirl with red rum and frozen Red Bull vodka.”
575 Pennslyvania Ave. NW
Sushi roll and a glass of house sparkling wine for $20.13 (normally only available Friday and Saturday) will be offered all day.