Nov. 24, 2014 08:53 PM

Bar Code is not a gay bar.

Bar Code, a lounge set to open Downtown soon, is not a gay bar. The owners wanted to make sure everyone knows it because there's a rather famous gay bar in Richmond, Va., of the same name, and it looks like the local version kind of ripped off the logo of the original, which features a familiar barcode in the as-familiar rainbow colors of America's LGBT community.

So the bright lights at our local heterosexual Bar Code set the record straight (the status update has evidently been scrubbed from Facebook, but we made screen grabs; and be warned: there is some profanity in the comments that follow):

And then this happened: