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Community Profile

  • DC Front Runners

    The DC Front Runners Mission: A running group serving the greater metropolitan area gay and lesbian community and their friends. Founded: 1982. Number of Members:...

  • Washington Wetskins

    Washington Wetskins Mission: The Wetskins are a water polo team dedicated to creating an environment in which the sport can be played regardless of sexual...

  • Radical Faeries

    Radical Faeries Mission: A community-based organization of men and women who explore queer spirituality and promote an understanding of Earth-based religions and interfaith cooperation. Founded:...

  • Delta Lambda Phi Social Fraternity: Alpha Chapter

    Delta Lambda Phi members at a recent fundraising sale Mission: Provide meaningful friendships and social interactions in an atmosphere of social, service and recreational events....

  • HIV Positive Drop-In Coffee House

    HIV Positive Drop-In CoffeeHouse Hosted by FriendsMeeting House of Washington Mission: Provide people living with HIV a comfortable and social place to interact. Founded: 1984...

  • Youth Pride Alliance

    Youth Pride Alliance organizers and volunteers Mission: To provide a safe space for LGBT youth, including organizing the annual Youth Pride Day celebration. Founded: 1997...

  • Washington Renegades

    Members of the Renegades at a recent practice Mission: To learn, teach and play rugby. Founded: 1998 Members: 80 active members How to Join: Contact...

  • D.C. Gay Men for Dinner (DCGMD)

    D.C. Gay Men for Dinner at a recent outing Mission: Providing an alternative to the bar scene where single men can meet. Founded: 2000 Members:...

  • D.C. Lesbian Avengers

    Members of D.C. Lesbian Avengers Mission: A queer, direct action, activist group. Founded: 2000 Number of Members: Approximately 40. How to Join: Join by coming...

  • Potomac Executive Network (PEN)

    PEN members at arecent networking event Mission: PEN is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, all-volunteer network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or advocate professionals who work for...

  • Lambda Car Club (LCC)

    Members of the local Straight Eightschapter of the Lambda Car Club Mission: Enjoying, appreciating and learning about classic and special-interest autos. Members: Approximately 130. How...

  • Asian Pacific Islander Queer Sisters (APIQS)

    Members of Asian Pacific IslanderQueer Sisters (APIQS) Mission: An organization for Asian American and Pacific Islander lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning women with a focus...

  • National Capitol Area Lesbians (NCAL)

    Members of the National CapitolArea Lesbians book club Mission: NCAL offers a safe place for lesbians to meet, talk, collaborate, discuss literature and the arts,...

  • Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance (AGLA)

    Members of AGLA at a recent group meeting Mission: AGLA offers a variety of social, political and community service activities to bring gays and lesbians...

  • Boys and Books

    Boys and Books members at a recent gathering Mission: To read and discuss literature with a gay theme. Founded: 1999 Number of Members: 100  How...