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Join for FREE and expand your professional network. You'll be invited to attend fabulous lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning or queer (LGBTQ) professional networking social events at gay-friendly lounges in Washington, DC. Our members are hard-working people from a variety of disciplines such as military, government, banking, law, medicine, new media, interior or fashion design and communications. We all share the same desire to enjoy the company of like-minded professionals in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Our group is welcoming and inclusive, respectful of everyone under the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning or queer (LGBTQ) rainbow and straight allies.

Build a stronger base of professional contacts. Share ideas and job possibilities, tap expertise, or meet potential clients or business partners. Benefit by making new connections and honing ideas. There are no membership dues to be a part of it. Nor are there referral expectations like BNI's. Just show up, meet new people, and have fun!

Founded by TJ Flavell, this group sets an exciting new paradigm. Established in summer 2014. it includes all gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ) professionals and allies in the greater Washington, DC area. It's a new day, a new era, and this facilitates valuable connections for personal, professional, and business success.

Better yet, you may join this cosmopolitan group regardless of where you reside, be it NoVA, DC, or Maryland, or wherever, you are welcome. Our events are the rage!

This group hosts a monthly networking social at an exciting venue in downtown DC. Join today for free to stay informed about these and other upcoming events.

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  • Featured Meetup

    First Friday Happy Hour Social Event

    Pinzimini at the Westin Hotel
    801 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA (map)
    Enjoy a social! You are welcome regardless of where you live. Bring your friends, enjoy the cash bar drinks, and meet new people from all over the world. No cover charge. Please join us as at this exciting venue.  If you haven't joined us in a while, then come on out and make some new friends. Go Gay DC leader TJ Flavell will be there to... Learn more

    Hosted by: TJ F. (Superstar)

  • Featured Meetup

    Holiday Party!

    Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant
    555 23rd Street South, Arlington, VA (map)
    You are cordially invited to celebrate the holidays at a fun party at Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant on Tuesday, December 13th at 6 p.m. There will be plenty of good cheer, with a cash bar and raffle prizes. Enjoy karaoke afterwards. There is no cover charge; this is a fun social. Additionally as has become tradition we will have fabulous... Learn more

    Hosted by: TJ F. (Superstar)

  • Featured Meetup

    Networking Thursday

    Hudson & Crane
    1781 Florida Ave. N.W., Washington, DC (map)
    Please note: We are helping get the word out about this event as a community courtesy, but not running the show. An RSVP here on Meetup is not enough to get signed up. The link below is the place to pre-register and to obtain the location address. There is a $35 fee. Please don't just show up without pre-registering online. Everyone Must... Learn more
  • Featured Meetup

    Book Club: Like People in History by Felice Picano

    Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant
    555 23rd Street South, Arlington, VA (map)
    Discussion of Like People in History by Felice Picano Everyone welcome. Please RSVP in advance by emailing [masked] . If you wish to optionally dine (on separate checks of course), the menu is at http://freddiesbeachbar.com/menu.htm  AGLA is a strong beacon for equality. It is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit open to all lesbian, gay,... Learn more
  • Featured Meetup

    Happy Hour Social @ Embassy Suites in Alexandria

    Embassy Suites Old Town - metro accessible
    1900 Diagonal Street (across from King St metro station), Old Town Alexandria, VA (map)
    Enjoy a fun social. Everyone is welcome. When you arrive, you'll be greeted by AGLA Board members TJ Flavell and Michael Parker. We will gather inside the hotel's Caprese restaurant. Bring a friend, enjoy the great food and drink, meet new people, and catch up with old friends you have not seen in a while. There is no cover charge, and this... Learn more

    Hosted by: TJ F. (Superstar)

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  • 5 days ago · 6:00 PM

    Dinner @ Freddie's!

    2 Professionals

    Head to Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant, 555 23rd St. South, Arlington. We will gather on the patio for dinner at 6 p.m. (sharp). No reservations needed. This social... Learn more

  • November 19 · 11:00 AM

    Brunch @ Freddie's!

    4 Professionals

    Please note: DC Gay & Lesbian Professionals is helping spread the word about this community event, but is not running the event. Just go and have a good time! AGLA is... Learn more

  • November 18 · 6:00 PM

    "USO" Drag Show

    4 Professionals

    The Imperial Court of Washington, DC and AGLA will host the annual USO Show. This show will not only be a fun and entertaining event; but will be a tribute to our men... Learn more

  • November 11 · 5:30 PM

    AGLA's 35th Anniversary Reception

    5 Professionals | 5.00

    Get your tickets now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/agla-35th-anniversary-reception-tickets-27499970151 Mark Your Calendars! This year, AGLA will be celebrating 35 years... Learn more

  • November 10 · 6:30 PM

    Networking Thursday

    3 Professionals

    Please note: We are helping get the word out about this event as a community courtesy, but not running the show. An RSVP here on Meetup is not enough to get signed up.... Learn more

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