Speed dating clubs


01-Sep-2017 13:44

It’s a different kind of mating dance.” Observing that romance will fly in a room of gay men is like discovering that water is wet, but the kind of attraction that blooms over discussion of a book is different than the kind that’s stirred at gay dodgeball or Metropolitan (or, yes, on Grindr).

To dissect a novel (the tragedy of ) is to peek into someone’s interior life ten minutes into meeting them.

Instead, he sought substantial relationships but found a lack of options in the USC community for students to meet and interact with prospective partners.

The idea came to Munoz when he was in New York, in an environment completely different from USC.

Photo courtesy of Dating Trojans Love at first sight · Dating Trojans is USC’s first club dedicated to forging new relationships with others through activities like speed dating.

The club hosted its first speed dating event (above) on Friday. It took him a year to follow through with this idea, and through his entrepreneurship class, Munoz was able to turn speed dating into a feasible project by forming a club called Dating Trojans.

We are by far the most popular speed dating service in these markets.

Like a good dinner party, what I’m calling “gay book club” has a few critical ingredients — gay friends who like each other but don’t see each other that regularly, a space that’s comfortable enough to accommodate a group of eight or more for book discussion and the requisite post-discussion noodling around, very free-flowing booze, and (this is key) a smattering of new faces to keep it interesting.



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