- Dark room (sexuality)
A darkroom or dark room is a darkened room, sometimes located in a nightclub, gay bathhouse or sex club, where sexual activity can take place. When located in bars, dark rooms are also known as backrooms or blackrooms.
Dark rooms in bars
Dark rooms are still a feature of some gay bars and clubs throughout Europe.
Dark rooms in sex clubs and bathhouses
A sex club's dark room may be as simple as a small darkened area large enough for two or three people, or may comprise a large portion of the club's floor area, with mazes, glory holes, private nooks, steel bars resembling prison cells, and varying floor levels.
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