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The Welcoming Committee is a movement of LGBTQ people who want to experience the whole world, and not just gay bars, in outrageous comfort.

How do we do it? Easy. First, we build a huge community of LGBTQ folks. And then we simply bring hundreds of our members to concerts, theaters, sports games, nightclubs, and travel destinations in and around the city.

Join the movement to find out where we're going next. And if you want to spearhead the movement, help us launch, and make San Francisco an even more awesome place to be LGBTQ, sign up to volunteer as part of the Day 1 Club. Want to keep up with TWC news and scope out takeover pics in real time? Follow us on twitter!


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September 30, 2015 | 8pm

We're throwing down the welcome mat at a little weeknight shindig. Join us for drinks and delightful banter. Generally forget that it's hump day. RSVP here!


OCTOBER 15-18, 2015

Imagine Vegas in a new hue of LGBTQ. With unparalleled access to shows, pool parties, day trips and clubs. Join us on our trip to Sin City this fall. What happens in Vegas? Gays in Vegas!



AUGUST 25, 2015 | 7:30PM

See the new film Grandma starring Lily Tomlin as a lesbian poet... three days before the public... for free. Then grab a drink with us a swanky new bar. Better Tuesday night plans? We thought not. Add your name to the waitlist here.

big lgbtq mixer
May 20, 2015 | 6PM

We’re co-hosting the Big LGBTQ Mixer on May 20, along with a bunch of public officials, tech insiders, and drag queens. It's a party bringing together San Francisco's LGBTQ professionals to benefit Equality Federation. An advance pledge of any size gets you in. More here.

MARCH 25-29, 2015

Let's cut to the chase. We're taking over an entire island. Puerto Rico is known for colorful tree frogs and rum, so naturally there's no place we'd rather be for the first beach days of the year.

Saint Laurent Screening
May 13, 2015 | 7:30PM

It ain't Laurent without Yves! Get early access to the new biopic of the legendary mind behind French label YSL. An exclusive advance screening—just for you.


TWC takeovers happen all over the BAY and beyond:

We're not just in barstakeovers include professional sports, comedy shows, concerts, rock climbing, and even the opera. Become a member to find out what could be in store for San Francisco.

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Have you own idea of places that need to be more LGBTQ-friendly (or just a lot more fun)? Let us know: