"In 2021, the last lesbian bar in Philly - the Toasted Walnut at 13th and Walnut - closed down permanently. Philly is no outlier in this, and Moby Dyke is an epic across the country looking into the historical dwindling of lesbian bars. Part memoir, part travel log, part journalistic investigation, a fantastically present look at these specific lesbian spaces. Burton's narration is perfectly snarky and vulnerable.
Or: A dyke walks into a lesbian bar. And another one...and another one...and another one..."
A former Rookie contributor and creator of the popular blog Effing Dykes investigates the disappearance of America's lesbian bars by visiting the last few in existence.