What we're about

ABOUT US:
This is a multifaceted social club. Preferential recruitment is extended to LGBTQ people of any gender, but STR8's may be permitted with a chaperone.¹ Those who are keenly in tune with the humor and cultural milieu of Gay Twitter receive additional consideration. We read voraciously (ask us for great queer YA recommendations),² we love to learn, we play bar trivia and mostly lose, we hang out at the park and other outdoor locations, we like board games, we like meeting new people. And, we're very nice.

ABOUT YOU:
LGBTQ-identifying or straight but nice about it. Probably (but not necessarily) in your 20's in the SF peninsula area. Looking for friends and things to do. Likes good, wholesome fun. Could be convinced to go for a hike maybe.

STRICTLY FORBIDDEN:
- harassment of any kind
- homophobia, transphobia, racism, sexism, derogatory language, or any other behavior that compromises our ability to create a safe and welcoming space for all members
- MAGA behavior in general

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The Fine Print

¹You can come if you're straight, you don't actually need a chaperone. It was just a joke. Also, we won't grill anyone about their sexual orientation or gender identity, so you don't have to disclose anything you don't want to share. Let us know your pronouns though.
²You may be wondering, "If you love to read so much, why are you Book Club Dropouts?" It's because we actually read way too fast for the pacing of a normal book club, plus we like hanging out more regularly than a normal book club does. It's kinda like an Anti-Book Club-Book Club. Something like that. Plus we do other stuff. And we got really tired of trying to pick a cooler name.

Upcoming events (5)

Virtual Queer Sewing Circle

Online event

While we're all stuck at home with nothing to do, I'm planning to just make sewing circle a weekly Saturday morning thing. Join for crafts, talking about feelings, and bonding. There's no requirement to do crafts, I just wanted to have a standing time for queer community. I'll be online for about 2 hours, so jump in whenever! Link will be posted later! Let's do some crafts together ON THE INTERNET! This is not limited to just sewing, I just want to call it a sewing circle. Do whatever craft you want! We've had people sew, knit, crochet, work on things on their computers, color, or just hang out and chat. Do whatever project you're working on or none at all!xt Unfortunately I won't be able to share supplies because we'll be remote but even if you're just there to chat and hangout, that's great! Just getting to spend time together while we're all stuck inside is awesome. Looking for craft supplies and want to support Black owned businesses? Here's a list from Reddit with some fiber art resources: https://www.reddit.com/r/knitting/comments/gvfnee/black_owned_yarn_stores/ Got other Black owned businesses that arts n crafts people should know about? Share in the comments!

Jackbox Games

Online event

Join us online to play some Jackbox Party Games! From the Jackbox website: "Each pack contains a variety of different games that might ask you to draw weird doodles, write the best inside joke, or answer hilarious trivia questions. There are hours of laughs in every pack!" You can play using the web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. We'll be able to play games from Jackbox Party Packs 1 through 5, giving us over 20 games to choose from. Up to 8 people can play at a time, but everyone is welcome to come take turns, join the audience to participate in certain games, or just to hang out. FULL GAME LIST: From The Jackbox Party Pack: YOU DON’T KNOW JACK 2015 Fibbage Drawful Lie Swatter Word Spud From The Jackbox Party Pack 2: Quiplash XL Fibbage 2 Earwax Bidiots Bomb Corp. From The Jackbox Party Pack 3: Trivia Murder Party Guesspionage Tee K.O. Fakin’ It Quiplash 2 From The Jackbox Party Pack 4: Fibbage 3 Survive the Internet Monster Seeking Monster Bracketeering Civic Doodle From The Jackbox Party Pack 5: YOU DON’T KNOW JACK: Full Stream Split the Room Mad Verse City Zeeple Dome Patently Stupid

Virtual Queer Sewing Circle

Online event

While we're all stuck at home with nothing to do, I'm planning to just make sewing circle a weekly Saturday morning thing. Join for crafts, talking about feelings, and bonding. There's no requirement to do crafts, I just wanted to have a standing time for queer community. I'll be online for about 2 hours, so jump in whenever! Link will be posted later! Let's do some crafts together ON THE INTERNET! This is not limited to just sewing, I just want to call it a sewing circle. Do whatever craft you want! We've had people sew, knit, crochet, work on things on their computers, color, or just hang out and chat. Do whatever project you're working on or none at all!xt Unfortunately I won't be able to share supplies because we'll be remote but even if you're just there to chat and hangout, that's great! Just getting to spend time together while we're all stuck inside is awesome. Looking for craft supplies and want to support Black owned businesses? Here's a list from Reddit with some fiber art resources: https://www.reddit.com/r/knitting/comments/gvfnee/black_owned_yarn_stores/ Got other Black owned businesses that arts n crafts people should know about? Share in the comments!

Jackbox Games

Online event

Join us online to play some Jackbox Party Games! From the Jackbox website: "Each pack contains a variety of different games that might ask you to draw weird doodles, write the best inside joke, or answer hilarious trivia questions. There are hours of laughs in every pack!" You can play using the web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. We'll be able to play games from Jackbox Party Packs 1 through 5, giving us over 20 games to choose from. Up to 8 people can play at a time, but everyone is welcome to come take turns, join the audience to participate in certain games, or just to hang out. FULL GAME LIST: From The Jackbox Party Pack: YOU DON’T KNOW JACK 2015 Fibbage Drawful Lie Swatter Word Spud From The Jackbox Party Pack 2: Quiplash XL Fibbage 2 Earwax Bidiots Bomb Corp. From The Jackbox Party Pack 3: Trivia Murder Party Guesspionage Tee K.O. Fakin’ It Quiplash 2 From The Jackbox Party Pack 4: Fibbage 3 Survive the Internet Monster Seeking Monster Bracketeering Civic Doodle From The Jackbox Party Pack 5: YOU DON’T KNOW JACK: Full Stream Split the Room Mad Verse City Zeeple Dome Patently Stupid

Past events (118)

Jackbox Games

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