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Go Gay DC - Metro DC's LGBTQ+ Community Hub - is the newest sensation focused on friendship, leadership, and service.

Designed as a civic booster, it fosters inclusive community spirit.

Join Go Gay DC for FREE (https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC/join/) and enjoy fabulous socials. This is for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBT or Q), Allies and more. It's "Totally Hip and Happening" for Washington, DC-area gay folk and allies.

Go Gay DC is the most popular LGBTQ Meetup in DC. Founded by TJ Flavell (http://www.tjflavell.com), Go Gay DC is a revolutionary use of new media, keeping you in the know 24/7. Check out the calendar tab to see what is happening. Celebrate Pride every day!

Join Today (https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC/join/)!

Upcoming events (4+)

LGBTQ+ Social @ Wild Days Bar (Eaton DC)

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*** This event is free to attend. Please RSVP on Eventbrite so we have an accurate guest count. The first 100 to RSVP will get in. ***

We have been invited to visit a new venue: Wild Days Rooftop Bar @ the Eaton DC Hotel! We will gather upstairs: walk into the hotel lobby & take the elevator upstairs to the Wild Days Rooftop Bar. Attendees will be greeted & receive a name tag once they’ve arrived.

This free event is ideal for making new friends, professional networking, idea-sharing, and community building. Or just unwind and enjoy the atmosphere.

As Madonna said, "Come join the party..."

Mingle with fabulous LGBTQ+ folk and allies. This free to attend social is hosted by Go Gay DC. The Go Gay DC Leadership Team will be there to greet you. Go Gay DC is Washington DC's inclusive LGBTQ+ community focused on friendship, leadership, and service. For more fun events like this, visit https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC

Casual attire is fine. Feel free to bring business cards. Feel free to invite all your friends on Facebook!

We hope you can make it! You may arrive at any time that's convenient for you. You can look forward to meeting the founder of Go Gay DC, TJ Flavell, at this exciting event!

Please tag any event photos on social with #gogaydc #wilddaysdc
This event is a safe, inclusive space for everyone under the rainbow.
This event is for ages 21+. Remember to bring your ID, as everyone who wishes to drink alcohol is carded of course.

If you haven't been fully vaccinated, have a cough, runny or stuffy nose, fatigue, sore throat, or headache, please just stay home. You can find a vaccine near you by searching on https://Vaccines.gov . Social distancing is possible in this spacious, well ventilated lounge.

Search keywords: LGBT LGBTQ LGBTQI LQBTQIA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Intersex Straight Allies

LGBTQ+ Brunch @ Freddie's!

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This weekly event brings the DMV area LGBTQ+ community, including Allies, together for delicious food and conversation.

Please RSVP for free on Eventbrite so we have an accurate guest count. About 10 LGBTQ+ folk usually attend.

We gather on the front patio @ Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant. The brunch officially starts at 10 a.m. at Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant,[masked]rd St. S, Arlington, Virginia 22202.

This event is hosted by Go Gay DC. Go Gay DC is Washington DC's inclusive LGBTQ+ community focused on friendship, leadership, and service. Visit https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC

At this event you'll get to meet Go Gay DC founder TJ Flavell.

Name tags will be provided. There's no cover charge, and there's no group tab. Simply order on your own on separate checks.

The menu is at https://www.freddiesbeachbar.com/menu OR better yet, order the all-you-can-eat buffet that includes a mimosa or coffee/tea or soft drink for only $14.99.

Casual attire is fine.

Feel free to invite all your friends to join you there. Please be sure to tag any event photos on social with #gogaydc

Parking is usually available nearby on the residential side streets.

Metro Directions: Crystal City Metro is the closest Metro stop. When you arrive, go out the station, walk towards your left to 18th Street and then veer right and walk under the Route 1 overpass to Eads St. Turn left and walk to 23rd Street. Turn right. Freddie's is up 23rd Street just a block. Just look for the rainbow flags! The venue phone number is (703)[masked] in case you get lost.

Freddie's was voted the Best Virginia Bar by Washington Blade readers. Don't like a smoky bar? You are covered: Freddie's is a smoke-free establishment. (Ashtrays are provided in the back of the building if smoking is 'your thing').

Freddie's is an LGBTQ+, straight-friendly restaurant and bar. It offers Happy Hour daily from 4-7 pm. https://www.freddiesbeachbar.com/

Arrive at any time that's convenient for you.
There's no need to print out and show your Eventbrite ticket.

Feel free to invite all your Facebook friends to join you there.

For more exciting events like this, stay tuned to Go Gay DC at https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC/

This event is a safe, inclusive space for everyone under the rainbow. This event is for all ages. Remember to bring your ID, as everyone who wishes to drink alcohol is carded of course.

If you haven't been fully vaccinated, have a cough, runny or stuffy nose, fatigue, sore throat, or headache, please just stay home. You can find a vaccine near you by searching on https://vaccines.gov

Search tags: LGBT LGBTQ LGBTQI LQBTQIA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Intersex Straight Allies #brunch

LGBTQ+ Coffee & Conversation @ as you are

Needs a location

***Please RSVP for free on Eventbrite so we have an accurate guest count.***

Looking to make more friends in the LGBTQ+ community? Trying to meet some new faces after two years of the pandemic? Then come join us for this coffee shop mixer hosted by Go Gay DC! We are gathering at as you are, a wonderful new safe space in DC!

This event is free to attend. We encourage you to register your attendance in advance. We hope to see you there.

When you arrive, obtain a name tag, order on your own from the menu and meet and mingle with about 15 LGBTQ+ folk in a spacious setting.

Feel free to invite your Facebook friends to join you.

Directions: Eastern Market Metro (Blue/Orange line) is only a few blocks away. The venue is where the Banana Cafe used to be.

Kindly please wear your most fabulous mask when waiting in line and when not eating or drinking. If you haven't been fully vaccinated, have a fever or cough or lost sense of smell, please stay home. You can find a vaccine near you by searching locations on https://www.Vaccines.gov .

Go Gay DC is Washington DC's inclusive LGBTQ+ community focused on friendship, leadership, and service. Visit https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC

This event is a safe space for everyone under the rainbow.
Search tags: LGBT LGBTQ LGBTQI lesbian gay bisexual transgender queer

LGBTQ+ Dinner @ Freddie's!

Needs a location

Please register for free on Eventbrite so we have an accurate guest count. About 20 LGBTQ+ folk are expected. There's no cover.

Members of several LGBTQ groups are converging at 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 14 at Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant. Freddie's has graciously reserved the front patio for us.

All are welcome to join us. Even bring friends, enjoy the great food and drink, meet new people, and catch up with old friends you have not seen in a while.

This event is free to attend. Order dinner from the menu if you wish on your own separate credit card or cash, but dine and converse with the group; there is no group tab. See the menu: http://freddiesbeachbar.com/menu.htm

A drag show starts inside at 7 p.m. and is a fundraiser for a scholarship. There is no cover. While the drag show is completely free to attend, it's suggested that you bring about $20 in cash to give to the performers or to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a fabulous assortment of prizes. You may stay seated on the front patio and dine and listen for the raffle ticket numbers to be announced.

This event is hosted by Go Gay DC, Washington DC's inclusive LGBTQ+ community focused on friendship, leadership, and service. Visit https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC

Go Gay DC founder and leader TJ Flavell (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tjflavell/) will be there to greet you.

Name tags will be provided. There's no cover charge, and there's no group tab. Simply order on your own on separate check/credit card.

Casual attire is fine.

Feel free to invite all your Facebook friends to join you there.

Parking is usually available nearby on the residential side streets.
Metro Directions: Crystal City Metro is the closest Metro stop. When you arrive, go out the station, walk towards your left to 18th Street and then veer right and walk under the Route 1 overpass to Eads St. Turn left and walk to 23rd Street. Turn right. Freddie's is up 23rd Street just a block. Just look for the rainbow flags!

Freddie's was voted the Best Virginia Bar by Washington Blade readers. Don't like a smoky bar? You are covered: Freddie's is a smoke-free establishment. (Ashtrays are provided in back of the building if smoking is 'your thing').

Freddie's is an LGBTQ+, straight-friendly restaurant and bar. It offers Happy Hour daily from 4-7 pm. https://www.freddiesbeachbar.com/

There's no need to print out and show me your Eventbrite ticket.
Please be sure to tag any event photos on social with #gogaydc
For more exciting events like this, stay tuned to Go Gay DC at https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC/

This event is a safe, inclusive space for everyone under the rainbow. This event is for all ages. Remember to bring your ID, as everyone who wishes to drink alcohol is carded of course.

If you haven't been fully vaccinated, have a cough, runny or stuffy nose, fatigue, sore throat, or headache, please just stay home. You can find a vaccine near you by searching on https://www.Vaccines.gov .
Search tags: LGBT LGBTQ LGBTQI lesbian gay bisexual transgender queer

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