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Andersonville bar Nobody's Darling caters to queer women

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Off the beaten path of Northalsted, where gay bars line North Halsted Street, in an otherwise quiet residential stretch of Andersonville, two Black lesbians have opened a bar with a poetic purpose.
Angela Barnes, the co-owner of “ Nobody's Darling ” on Balmoral Street, said she came across an Alice Walker poem with began with the line, “Be nobody's darling. Be an outcast.”
The line captured the defiant and diverse spirit of the social space Barnes and Renauda Riddle wanted to create.
“People, when they come in here, they feel like they don't have to be anyone's darling they can...
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