Fresno residents have been protesting the sale of the theater to a conservative church for weeks.
Since 1968, the bar had served up dancing lessons and community in Studio City.
The bisexual former congresswoman alleged horrific abuse by her ex-husband.
City officials voted this week to make their rainbow crosswalks more inclusive.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia was said to be on the shortlist, while California Senate leader Toni Atkins was mentioned earlier
“I just want to make sure that this doesn’t happen to anyone else or, if it already has, that they feel empowered enough to speak up about it."