We encourage creativity and originality--let’s try to avoid a room full of Great Gatsbys if we can!Please note that it is not likely you will have a date with every participant, due to the number of attendees.Buy a gift card to attend this event, and register here.
You will be asked to submit your name, email, age, and your favorite book or the book you are currently reading with the ticket purchase information.
You will remain anonymous throughout the event, identifiable only by the title of the book you bring.
Each person will go on 10 five-minute dates and there will be some time after the official dating period to mingle and introduce yourself to any cuties you might not have met during the official dates.
Keep track of your best dates, and we’ll send you any resulting matches to the email provided within 48 hours!
Admission to the event is $15.00 per person ahead of time, $20.00 per person the day of the event.
When I heard that Autostraddle’s Gabby and Katrina would be hosting a queer ladies speed dating event on Tuesday, December 10th at the Strand Bookstore, I immediately posted the notice on my social media for all the single ladies (ALL THE SINGLE LADIES! And, just as soon as I posted it, some of my friends who are interested in attending contacted me asking what they should wear to the event. If you’re like me, you have a closet full of super dressy attire and sweats.We hope to host future events that will include other age ranges.With Special Guest MC: Rose Troche, Director of "Go Fish," Director/Writer for "The L Word" Before you set out for Pride weekend, find someone new to take with you this year.Find love among fellow bookish types at the Strand Bookstore's speed dating event.Dating experts Jessica Massa and Rebecca Wiegan will guide a speed dating night at the Strand.Dubbed GQ for the "unconventionally masculine," dapper Q is a queer fashion revolution, one of the most stylish forms of protest of our generation.