What we're about
MAX is a social group for gay men to meet other men in the Bay Area.
Initially established in 1988, the organization's charter was to "provide a fun, open, diverse and welcoming community for gay men via social and philanthropic events. Through active participation in MAX, members embrace fellowship, leadership, personal growth and community involvement, fostering a positive gay image for all."
MAX grew to almost 1000 members by 1999, and the group organized hundreds of activities in its initial 21-year run. Much like MAX 2.0, the original incarnation focused on cocktail parties ("TGIFs"), dinners, theater nights, art tours, wine tastings, hiking, weekend forays to nearby areas such as Russian River, Saratoga Springs, Napa Valley, Getty Museum, Palm Springs, and many others. Longer trips were to Mexico, Machu Pichu, and Amsterdam. Beyon the activities, MAX fostered thousands of friendships, many of which - some 20 to 30 years later - continue to this day.
MAX is relaunching for a whole new generation. The goal? To make new friends, meet new people, and provide a greater sense of community among us. Activities will include everything from First Friday Mixers and dinner parties, to hikes and excursions. Check out our events page to see what we're up to! (http://www.maxsf.org/calendar/)
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