Community Events

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August 8, 2015

8th Annual Summer Games

Logan Circle

July 24, 2015

Pride Splash at Six Flags

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

June 25, 2015

Food and Friend's 25th Annual Chef's Best Dinner and Auction

Marriot Marquis, Washington, DC

June 2, 2015

Us Helping Us Memorial Day Picnic

Fort Dupont

May 20, 2015

Rainbow History Project's 2015 LGBT Community Pioneers Reception

The Thurgood Marshall Center, Washington, D.C.

May 13, 2015

The 2015 Next Generation Awards

Presented by NGLF at the Beacon Hotel, Washington, DC.

May 7, 2015

Sweet Sixteen: A Night Out For Trevor

Hosted by Trevor's DC Ambasaadors at The Hotel Palomar

May 6, 2015

Youth Pride Day

Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.

April 30, 2015

Universal Gear's 22nd Anniversary Party

Universal Gear

April 27, 2015

Mayor's Office on LGBTQ Affairs Open House

Reeves Municipal Center, Washington, DC

March 31, 2015

Sheroes of the Movement

Human Rights Campaign

March 20, 2015

Spring Fling hosted by The Wanda Alston Foundation

The Mansion on O Street

February 11, 2015

NOVA Pride's Pride on the Rocks

Redrocks in Arlington, Virginia

December 11, 2014

Next Generation Leadership Foundation

President's Award Reception with Rep Jared Polis at NGLCC

December 3, 2014

Whitman-Walker Health's World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil

Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center, 14th Street NW, D.C.

November 29, 2014

NGLCC's National Dinner

National Building Museum

November 27, 2014

Transgender Day of Remebrance

MCCDC

November 26, 2014

NLGJA's Dateline:DC honoring Diane Rehm

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

November 11, 2014

SMYAL's 30th Anniversary Fall Brunch

The Mandarin Oriental

November 6, 2014

Whitman-Walker Health's Walk to End HIV

Downtown, Washington, D.C.

September 30, 2014

The DC Center's 9th Annual Fall Reception

City Market at O

September 25, 2014

BHT's Pride Day at Kings Dominion

Doswell, Virginia

September 24, 2014

Gay Day at Hillwood

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden

September 18, 2014

Mr. and Miss NOVA Pride

IOTA Club & Cafe

July 23, 2014

10th Annual Bastille Day Street Bash

L'Enfant Cafe

June 19, 2014

Chef Art Smith's Powerbear Party for Equality

The Liasion Capital Hill

June 4, 2014

DC Latino Pride

La Platica at HRC

May 21, 2014

The Next Generation Awards 2014

Beacon Hotel

May 15, 2014

Youth Pride

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC

May 15, 2014

Gay Day at the National Zoo

Washington National Zoo

April 26, 2014

Whitman-Walker Health's ''Be The Care''

Annual Spring Affair at National Museum of Women in the Arts

April 25, 2014

Universal Gear's Grand Opening Party

1919 14th Street NW, WDC

April 25, 2014

AwesomeCon

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

December 9, 2013

NLGJA Dateline

Comcast / NBCUniversal

December 6, 2013

Rich Morel's Hot Sauce

Black Cat

December 4, 2013

NGLCC National Dinner

The Building Museum

November 14, 2013

G-Life 2013

Marriott Wardman Park

November 7, 2013

SMYAL Brunch

Mandarin Oriental

October 31, 2013

Latino Institute DC Kick-Off Reception

Mio Restaurant

October 31, 2013

AIDS Walk Washington

Washington, DC

October 13, 2013

Vida 7th Anniversary

Vida

October 6, 2013

Hillwood Museum & Gardens' Annual Gay Day

Hillwood Museum & Gardens

September 27, 2013

The DC Center's Fall Reception

Reeves Municipal Center

September 6, 2013

The Life and Legacy of Bayard Rustin

Presented by The Center for Black Equity. Hosted by HRC

August 30, 2013

Rich Morel's Hot Sauce

Black Cat

August 1, 2013

Pride Splash and Ride at Six Flags America

Upper Marlboro, MD

June 6, 2013

DJ TWiN's TempTation: Jockz vs. Nerdz

Howard Theatre

May 23, 2013

Chef's Best

Washington Hilton

May 23, 2013

Point Foundation Scholars Reception

Room and Board

May 16, 2013

Next Generation Awards Reception

Beacon Hotel

May 11, 2013

Youth Pride

Dupont Circle.

May 2, 2013

GMCW Spring Affair

Grand Hyatt

April 25, 2013

CAGLCC Awards Dinner

Mayflower Hotel

April 19, 2013

Gallaudet University Rainbow Society

Zhoosh Bash for DC Deaf Queer Kaleidoscope

March 25, 2013

7th Annual Capital Queer Prom

Renaissance Dupont Hotel

December 19, 2012

NGLCC 10th Anniversary National Dinner 2012

Beyond Expectations at National Building Museum

December 8, 2012

Transgender Day of Remembrance

MCC DC

December 6, 2012

World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil

Dupont Circle

December 1, 2012

CAGLCC's g.life Expo

Marriott Wardman Park

November 1, 2012

Whitman-Walker Health AIDS Walk

Freedom Plaza

October 18, 2012

The DC Center's 10th Anniversary Fall Reception

Hotel Sofitel

October 12, 2012

SMYAL's Fall Brunch

Mandarin Oriental

October 7, 2012

Etiquette Party

Cafe L'Enfant

September 30, 2012

BHT's Gay and Lesbian Night at Kings Dominion

Doswell, Virginia

September 29, 2012

11th Annual Gay Day at Hillwood

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden

August 11, 2012

AIDS 2012 Official Closing Party

Ziegfeld's/Secrets

July 23, 2012

8th Annual Bastille Day Street Bash

L'Enfant Café

July 7, 2012

Crazy Tuesday

V3 Lounge

June 14, 2012

BYT & Capital Pride's Wild Life Party

Howard Theater

June 7, 2012

VIDA's Penthouse Pool Club Season Opening Party

VIDA Fitness, 1612 U Street NW

May 10, 2012

The 2012 Metro Weekly Next Generation Awards

Beacon Bar and Grill Skybar

April 30, 2012

Whitman Walker's Be the Care Spring Affair

Carnegie Institution for Science

April 30, 2012

CAGLCC 22nd Annual Gala and Business Awards

Liaison Capitol Hill

April 5, 2012

6th Annual Capital Queer Prom

Almas Temple

March 31, 2012

CAGLCC MegaNT

Town Danceboutique

March 23, 2012

DC March Against Gay, Transgender Hate Crimes

Columbia Heights, Georgia Avenue, U Street to 17th Street.

March 8, 2012

V3 Lounge

V3 Lounge

February 11, 2012

GLOE's LGBT Jewish Speed Dating

Hotel Palomar

December 15, 2011

''Big Give'' benefit for SMYAL

Universal Gear

December 8, 2011

Kimpton's Red Hot Night in the Nation's Capital

Urbana at the Palomar

December 1, 2011

NGLCC's National Dinner

National Building Museum

November 3, 2011

25th Annual AIDS Walk

Downtown, Washington, DC

October 14, 2011

Universal Gear Underwear Fashion Show

Universal Gear

October 7, 2011

The Center's Fall Reception

Sofitel Hotel

October 7, 2011

SMYAL's Fall Brunch

Mandarin Oriental

October 6, 2011

Trevor Project / Suicide Prevention Week

Fundraiser at Room & Board

September 29, 2011

Hillwood's Gay Day

Hillwood's Gay Day

September 29, 2011

BHT's Gay & Lesbian Night at King's Dominion

Doswell, Virginia

September 22, 2011

CAGLCC's Networking Thursday

Madame Tussauds

September 1, 2011

Building the Dream for LGBT Equality

Reflections on the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Rayburn House, Office Building Foyer

July 6, 2011

Food and Friends' Chef's Best

Washington Hilton

June 23, 2011

Pride of Pets 2011

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC

June 2, 2011

Asian Pride & Heritage

Café Asia

May 26, 2011

Men of Mautner

Jack Rose Dining Saloon

May 26, 2011

LGBT Volunteer Fair

District Nightclub

May 19, 2011

Metro Weekly's 3rd Annual Next Generation Awards

Donovan House Hotel

May 12, 2011

Whitman-Walker Health's Spring Gala

Meridian House

April 21, 2011

Metro DC PFLAG's Annual Gala

Washington Plaza Hotel

April 14, 2011

CAGLCC's Annual Awards Dinner 2011

Park Hyatt Washington

April 14, 2011

GLOE'S Rainbow Seder

HRC's Equality Forum

March 31, 2011

Capital Queer Prom

Spirit of Mount Vernon

February 10, 2011

Dulles Triangles Weekly Happy Hour

Sheraton Reston

December 9, 2010

A Taste of Virginia's Own

Wine Tasting Benefit for NOVAM

December 9, 2010

World AIDS Day Poetry Readings

Thurgood Marshall Center

December 9, 2010

World AIDS Day Candelight Vigil

Dupont Circle

December 2, 2010

NGLCC's National Dinner

National Building Museum

November 25, 2010

Rainbow History's 10th Anniversary

Sumner School

November 25, 2010

Transgender Day of Remembrance

MCC-DC

November 18, 2010

Us Helping Us's Passion for Living

Sun Trust Bank Penthouse

October 21, 2010

Gay Day at Hillwood

Hillwood Museum and Gardens

October 14, 2010

SMYAL's 13th Annual Fall Brunch

Mandarin Oriental

October 14, 2010

Whitman-Walker Clinic's AIDS Walk

Freedom Plaza

September 16, 2010

BHT's Gay & Lesbian Night at Kings Dominion

Ashland, Virginia

September 9, 2010

The Center's Fall Awards Reception

Artists Inn Residence

August 19, 2010

The Big Commit

Freedom Plaza

July 29, 2010

White Attire Affair

Presented by Al Sura at Longview Gallery

June 24, 2010

Food & Friends' Chef's Best

Washington Hilton

June 3, 2010

Men of Mautner

Hosted by Glen H. Ackerman and Ernesto M. Santalla

May 27, 2010

Frank Kameny's 85th Birthday Celebration

Hosted by the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club

May 6, 2010

Metro Weekly's Next Generation Awards Reception

The Donovan House Hotel Rooftop, ADC

May 6, 2010

Whitman-Walker Clinic's Annual Gala

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

April 22, 2010

Metro DC PFLAG's Annual Gala

Grand Hyatt Hotel

April 15, 2010

CAGLCC's Annual Awards Dinner

Mandarin Oriental Hotel

March 18, 2010

Capital Queer Prom

Almas Temple

February 6, 2010

Snowpocalypse

U Street, Dupont and 17th Street NW

January 15, 2010

Homo/Sonic

The Black Cat

December 19, 2009

GAYLAW Awards

Woman's National Democratic Club

December 18, 2009

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Metropolitan Community Church of Washington D.C.

December 17, 2009

Metro Weekly Holiday Party

The Madison Hotel

December 17, 2009

D.C. Marriage Equality Celebration

Long View Gallery

December 10, 2009

Us Helping Us Annual Gala

The Penthouse at SunTrust Bank

November 19, 2009

NGLCC's National Dinner

National Building Museum

October 15, 2009

Whitman-Walker Clinic's AIDS Walk

Downtown D.C.

October 2, 2009

Immigration Equality Reception

Mitchell Gold+Bob Williams

October 1, 2009

SMYAL's Annual Fall Brunch

Mandarin Oriental Hotel

September 24, 2009

The Center's Fall Awards Reception

at Artists Inn Residence

September 19, 2009

The Wanda Alston House

First Anniversary Awards Reception

September 17, 2009

BHT's Annual Gay and Lesbian Day at King's Dominion

Richmond, Virginia

July 23, 2009

White Attire Affair

Experience at Capital Yards

June 25, 2009

PETS-DC's Pride of Pets Dog Show

Dupont Circle

May 21, 2009

Whitman-Walker Clinic's Fire & Ice Spring Event

Corcoran Gallery of Art

April 23, 2009

Metro Weekly Next Generation Awards

Palette Restaurant at The Madison Hotel

April 23, 2009

D.C. Diamond Circulate Country/Western Dance

Washington Marriott Wardman Park

April 23, 2009

Mixtape

The Warehouse

April 9, 2009

Guerilla Queer Bar

Rhino Bar

April 9, 2009

Capital Area Chamber of Commerce's Annual Awards Dinner

(formerly PEN) Mandarin Oriental

April 2, 2009

Metro DC PFLAG's Annual Honors Gala

Hyatt Regency Washington

March 19, 2009

PEN's Mega Networking Event

Town

March 12, 2009

Capital Queer Prom

Spirit of Mount Vernon

January 29, 2009

PFLAG's D.C. Prayers for Bobby Premiere Celebration

The home of C. Dixon Osburn & Jeremy Hodder

November 13, 2008

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce National Dinner

National Building Museum

October 9, 2008

AIDS Walk

Freedom Plaza / Pennsylvania Ave.

October 2, 2008

SMYAL's 11th Annual Fall Brunch

Mandarin Oriental Hotel

September 25, 2008

Gay Day at Hillwood

Hillwood Museum

September 18, 2008

BHT's Gay & Lesbian Night at King's Dominion

Richmond, Virginia

July 3, 2008

Metro Teen AIDS

Art and Articles Auction at Embassy of Finland

June 26, 2008

Pride of Pets

Presented by Pets DC. Dupont Circle.

June 12, 2008

Capital Pride Heroes Reception

Sun Trust Bank

June 5, 2008

Whitman-Walker Clinic Spring Gala

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

May 29, 2008

DC Black Pride - Old School House Party

Renaissance M Street Hotel

April 17, 2008

Inova's Country Hoe-Down on the Potomac

Odyssey Cruise Ship

April 10, 2008

Black Pride Kickoff Party

Mahogany

April 3, 2008

PEN Awards Dinner

The Ritz Carlton

February 21, 2008

InCrowd's Casino Royale

The Galleria at Lafayette Center

December 20, 2007

NLGJA Holiday Party

Busboys and Poets

December 13, 2007

Universal Gear Grand Opening

New store location near 14th and P Streets, NW

November 15, 2007

Noi Chudnoff's Memorial Gathering

The Source Theatre

November 8, 2007

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce National Dinner

National Building Museum

November 8, 2007

SMYAL Fall Brunch

Omni Shoreham Hotel

October 11, 2007

Cheryl Ann Spector Life Celebration

Dupont Circle and Apex

October 11, 2007

D.C. AIDS Walk 2007

Freedom Plaza

September 27, 2007

Gay Day at Hillwood

Hillwood Museum

September 20, 2007

BHT's Gay Night at Kings Dominion

Kings Dominion Theme Park near Richmond, VA

September 20, 2007

Kameny Reception

National Air and Space Museum

June 21, 2007

Metro TeenAIDS Art & Articles Auction

Finnish Embassy

May 24, 2007

Whitman-Walker Clinic's Annual Spring Gala

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

May 17, 2007

Men of Mautner

Men of Mautner

May 10, 2007

NOVAM's IMAGINE Gala

Torpedo Factory

April 12, 2007

Guerilla Queer Bar's 3rd Anniversary

Black Cat

March 15, 2007

RealSpring 2007

Carnegie Institution

March 1, 2007

Red Party

9:30 Club

December 14, 2006

Crack

Club DC9

November 30, 2006

SMYAL's Fall Brunch

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel

October 26, 2006

Inova Country Hoe-Down

Odyssey Cruise Ship

September 28, 2006

The Center's End of Summer Tea Dance

Washington Plaza Hotel

September 28, 2006

Hillwood's Gay Day

Hillwood Museum & Gardens

September 21, 2006

BHT's Gay & Lesbian Night at King's Dominion

Richmond, VA

September 14, 2006

Vida Fitness Grand Opening

Verizon Center

September 7, 2006

Dario's Opening Night

Latino night at Café Napoli. 8241 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring.

July 20, 2006

UMMAH's White Attire Affair

The Ronald Reagan Building

June 22, 2006

Metro Teen AIDS Art and Articles Auction

Embassy of Finland

June 8, 2006

Swim

Chloe

June 8, 2006

Latin@s En Accion Gala

American Clergy Leadership Conference Hall

May 25, 2006

A Celebration of Life

Whitman-Walker Clinic's 13th Annual Spring Gala. Andrew W Mellon Auditorium.

May 11, 2006

NOVAM's Imagine Gala

Torpedo Factory

April 27, 2006

Men of Mautner

April 20, 2006

The Truth Fundraiser

Cada Vez

April 6, 2006

PEN Annual Awards Dinner

Westin Embassy Row

November 17, 2005

Us Helping Us

Celebration of Life Annual Reception, City Museum

November 17, 2005

SMYAL's 8th Annual Fall Brunch

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel

September 22, 2005

BHT's Gay and Lesbian Night

King's Dominion, Richmond, VA

June 23, 2005

Food & Friends Chef's Best

Washington Hilton

June 23, 2005

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Dinner

National Building Museum

June 23, 2005

The 12th Annual Pride of Pets

Dupont Circle

May 19, 2005

Whitman-Walker's Annual Spring Gala

Mayflower Hotel

May 19, 2005

One In Ten Dessert Reception

National Trust

April 7, 2005

PEN Awards Dinner

The Westin Embassy Row

March 17, 2005

Metro DC PFLAG's Annual Honor Gala

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

March 3, 2005

Open House for The Center, Metro DC PFLAG and BHT

1111 14th Street, Suite 350

December 16, 2004

Mayor Anthony Williams' 5th Annual Holiday Party and Children's Gift Drive

Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center

November 18, 2004

SMYAL's 7th Annual Fall Brunch

Renaissance Mayflower

October 28, 2004

AIDS Walk 2004

Freedom Plaza

July 29, 2004

Summer Deckadance

Presented by NGLTF at Washington Plaza Hotel

July 22, 2004

Sixth Annual White Attire Affair

Presented by Ummah Foundation, at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

July 1, 2004

Funky Hat Night

The Open Door Bar at Tijuana Café in Silver Spring, MD

June 24, 2004

Flamingo Fever

National Zoo

June 24, 2004

Pets DC's Pride of Pets

Dupont Circle

June 10, 2004

Chef's Best

A benefit for Food & Friends. Washington Hilton.

June 10, 2004

NYAC's Mini Ball

Washington Court Hotel

April 29, 2004

Men of Mautner Awards Reception

Home of Donald Uttrich & James Foster

April 29, 2004

NOVAM's Imagine Fundraiser

Torpedo Factory

April 29, 2004

LLEGO's 4th Annual National Dinner

Washington Hilton and Towers

April 22, 2004

D.C. Swing Spring Dance Event

Washington Plaza Hotel

April 1, 2004

PEN's Annual Awards Dinner

Wyndham City Center Hotel

April 1, 2004

Underwear Sale Launch Party

Universal Gear

March 18, 2004

Metro DC PFLAG's Annual Gala

Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill

November 20, 2003

SMYAL Fall Brunch

The Mayflower Hotel

October 30, 2003

National Youth Advocacy Coalition

Art Sale & Reception. Go Mama Go!

October 23, 2003

Us Helping Us Celebration (Bonus Scene)

The Galleria at Lafayette Centre

October 23, 2003

Us Helping Us 6th Annual Celebration of Life

The Galleria at Lafayette Centre

October 9, 2003

FONZ's Flamingo Fever (Bonus Scene)

The National Zoo

October 9, 2003

AIDS Walk 2003 (Bonus Scene)

Downtown Washington, DC

October 9, 2003

FONZ's Flamingo Fever

The National Zoo

October 9, 2003

AIDS Walk 2003

Downtown Washington, DC

September 18, 2003

Gay and Lesbian Day at Kings Dominion

Sponsored by Brother Help Thyself

July 31, 2003

Corruption

Black Cat

July 17, 2003

Between Friends

Between Friends Bar. U Street.

July 3, 2003

Sunday Tea (MW's online exclusive pics)

Between Friends Bar. U Street.

June 26, 2003

The Metro TeenAIDS

10th Annual Art and Articles Auction

June 19, 2003

The final Feint

Staccato

June 19, 2003

10th Annual Pride of Pets Dog Show

Sponsored by Pets-DC. Dupont Circle.

May 22, 2003

DC Swing Dance Benefit

Washington Plaza Hotel

May 22, 2003

Whitman-Walker Clinic 10th Annual Gala

Mayflower Hotel

May 1, 2003

LLEGO National Dinner

Featuring Keynote Speaker Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director of the ACLU

April 3, 2003

P-FLAG DC's Gala (Bonus Scene)

Available online only.

April 3, 2003

PFLAG-DC

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

March 13, 2003

Burgundy Crescent Volunteers

2nd Anniversary Party. Mimi

February 27, 2003

Feint

Staccato

October 24, 2002

Celebration of Life

Us Helping Us 5th Annual Awards Banquet. Sphinx Club at Almas Temple.

October 10, 2002

Walking the Walk

AIDS Walk 2002. Benefiting the Whitman-Walker Clinic. The Mall.

October 3, 2002

Body Talk

Grand Opening of BodySmith on Logan Circle

September 26, 2002

Full Bodied

Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Team DC.

September 26, 2002

School Days

SMYAL Back to School Brunch. Gallaudet University.

July 18, 2002

Gay Whirled

BHT

July 18, 2002

Grand Gathering

International Deaf Gay & Lesbian Gathering. Grand Hyatt Hotel.

thumbnail photo
June 27, 2002

Bonus Snaps

 

June 27, 2002

Bow Wow, Wow!

PETS-DC's 9th Annual Pride of Pets. Dupont Circle.

June 20, 2002

Big Bids

Metro Teen AIDS Silent Auction. Teatro Goldoni.

June 6, 2002

Food for Life

Chef's Best. The Washington Hilton.

May 30, 2002

Spring Renewal

Whitman-Walker Clinic's 9th Annual Spring Gala. Mayflower Hotel.

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