Welcome to Non-Scene Gay Guys, Northern Virginia. We are Northern Virginia’s only gay social activity group for gay guys who don't fit common gay stereotypes, and who regularly meet away from the DC gay scene. We meet and socialize in Northern Virginia away from gay bars, building new friendships through our events. Our group is open to gay men who live in Northern Virginia aged 21 years and up, who have good intentions, and want to hang out with other gay guys in Northern Virginia away from the popular DC gay scene. Our small-scale events in Northern Virginia allow members to get to know one another. Our group is for creating and building new platonic friendships, not finding dates or hookups. We meet once or twice per month in Northern Virginia at restaurants and non-gay bars, as well as private residences. We are inclusive, so you can sit with us, of course, and we want you to, of course.
We define ourselves based on our whole selves, not just our orientation. We are inclusive, racially and ethnically diverse, and open-minded, with interests ranging from rock music to sports like hockey and soccer. We hale from all across the country, now residing in Northern Virginia, from different lines of work, and from varying socio-economic backgrounds. Importantly, we’re most interested in what you are like, not what you do. We are not a political or ideological group, so while most of us are out gay guys, there is no requirement or pressure to be out or come out as gay. We are a group about fun without gay clichés or stereotypes. Our principles are self-respect, self-love, and self-acceptance. We also like to have fun! We hope to get to know you, so your attendance at events is important to us becoming friends. Guys who don’t attend any events for three months or guys who just attend once or twice will be removed. Guys need to attend regularly to occasionally, as it’s important to maintain an active and stable group.
If an account seems fake (a so-called 'catfish'), we may decline the application. Should this happen to you, email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know, along with a way to verify you such as a link to your Facebook or LinkedIn profile. Everyone who joins is required to verify, usually with a Facebook or LinkedIn profile or another acceptable way. Catfishes are a big problem. We hope you are real, join, and stay with us for a long time.