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Metro Weekly has been a central part of Washington, DC’s gay and lesbian community since May 1994, and is now the largest and longest-running LGBTQ publication and website in the region. The print edition is published every Thursday and copies can be picked up for free at hundreds of distribution points.

Metro Weekly is a glossy magazine read by more than 45,000 people in DC, Maryland & Virginia. Our news coverage is nationally recognized for producing lively feature stories, unique interviews, and coverage of current interests. Readers also turn to our magazine for its reliable community event calendars, nightlife guides, and to keep up with what’s new in the District’s rich arts and entertainment scene. We welcome you to contact us if you have any questions, comments, or requests.

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Washington, DC 20006, USA


Main phone: (202) 638-6830



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