The Year in Pictures 2005

Thousands of photos from 152 of Washington, DC's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Scene community and nightlife events

January
· Lizard Lounge
· Ziegfeld's / Secrets
· Flashback Tuesdays
   Cobalt

· Amateur Night
   Wet

· Amateur Night
   Heat

· DC Eagle
· MAL 2005: Leather Cocktails
   Almas Temple

· Mr. MAL 2005
   Almas Temple

· MAL 2005: Reaction
   MAL Weekend Closing Night Party at Nation

· MAL 2005: VIP Reception
   Washington Plaza

· MAL 2005: Leather Exhibit Hall
   and The Lobby of the Washington Plaza

· Apex
· Hot Ash Cigar Smoker
   Green Lantern

· Comedy Showcase Night
   Titan

February
· Brother Help Thyself
   27th Annual Grant & Awards Reception at Titan

· Freddie's Beach Bar
· JR.'s
· Scag Drag Comedy Show
   Remington's
· The Fireplace
· Halo

· Wrestling Exhibition, Speed Dating and DCBC Bar Night
   Green Lantern

· Scarlet's 34th Annual Bake Sale and Auction
   Titan

· VelvetNation

· Nightlife Coverboy of the Year Will Bell's Winner's Party
   Green Lantern

· Fuego
   Cada Vez

· Burlesque Night
   Featuring Kitty Victorian at Chaos

· The L Word Premiere Party
   Apex

March
· The 2005 Miss Gaye America Competition and Miss Gaye Universe, D.C. Ball
   Presented by The Academy at Almas Temple

· Open House for The Center, Metro DC PFLAG and BHT
   1111 14th Street, Suite 350

· Cobalt
· 1409 Playbill Café's 7th Anniversary Party
   1409 Playbill Cafe

· D.C. Kings 5th Anniversay
   Club Chaos

· Taint
   DC9

· Metro DC PFLAG's Annual Honor Gala
   Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

· Courtney Lovelace/Sam Marsh Memorial
   Remington's

· Lizard Lounge

· Very Cherry Spring Party
   Cobalt

· Rent Cabaret
   Benefitting Brother Help Thyself, at Titan

· Apex

· The Queen Finale
   Cobalt

· Shirtless Men Drink Free
   Green Lantern

April
· PEN Awards Dinner
   The Westin Embassy Row

· Wig Aid II
   Nation

· The Ultimate Amateur Contest
   Wet
· Cobalt's 3rd Anniversary
   Cobalt

· Omega
· National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's 16th annual Leadership Awards
   With Howard Dean at Omni Shoreham Hotel

· Black Party
   VelvetNation

· Freddie's Beach Bar
· American Brotherhood Weekend
   Sheraton National Hotel

· Youth Pride Infatuation Dance
   Nation

· GLAA's 34th Anniversary Reception and Awards
   Radisson Barcelo Hotel

· Blowoff
   9:30 Club

May
· The Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry's Annual Gala
   Torpedo Factory

· The Fireplace
· The Mayor's LGBT Summit Wind-Down Party
   Saturday, April 30, 2005

· Omega's 8th Anniversary
· Cherry Main Event
   Mellon Auditorium

· Cherry Curve
   Thunder Grill at Union Station

· Servicemembers Legal Defense Network 13th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction
   Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel

· Whitman-Walker's Annual Spring Gala
   Mayflower Hotel

· One In Ten Dessert Reception
   National Trust

· Mr. DC Eagle's IML Send-Off
   DC Eagle

· Karoke Night
   Cobalt

· Great Big International Drag King Show 5
   9:30 Club

· Titan Bar
· GMCW's Annual Spring Affair
   Hyatt Regency Washington

June
· Apex
· DC Black Pride Festival
   Washington Convention Center (with singer Tweet)

· Crystal Awards Ceremony and VIP Reception
   City Museum of Washington

· Some Kind of Sexy Women's Party
   DC Black Pride – Pink at Alero Nightclub

· Body Heat Strictly Hip Hop Xplosion
   DC Black Pride – 9:30 Club (with Doug E Fresh)

· Reality: The Sequel
   DC Black Pride – Dream Nightclub
· Youth Pride Day
   Saturday, June 4, 2005

· Hush
   Opening Night at Chloe

· JR.'s

· Capital Pride Parade 2005
   Dupont Circle, 17th Street NW and P Street NW

· Capital Pride Street Festival 2005
   Pennsylvania Avenue

· Capital Pride Heroes Reception
   The Wilson Building

· Food & Friends Chef's Best
   Washington Hilton

· National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Dinner
   National Building Museum

· Metro TeenAIDS Art & Articles Auction
   Finnish Embassy

· The 12th Annual Pride of Pets
   Dupont Circle

· Lizard Lounge 7th Anniversary
   Lizard Lounge

· Remington's
· Phase 1
· Halo

July
· Green Lantern
· One In Ten's Reel Affirmations XV Kickoff Party
   Josephine Butler Parks Center
· Cobalt

· Fuego
   Cada Vez

· Chaos
· Omega

August
· International Deaf Leather and International Deaf Bear Contest
   Grand Hyatt

· 2005 Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf Annual Gala Dinner
   Grand Hyatt
· Halo's First Anniversary
   Halo

· Heat
· Miss Gay D.C. 2006
   Apex

· Ziegfeld's
· Illusion Sunday Champagne Brunch
   Cada Vez

· Freddie's Beach Bar

· Green Lantern
· VelvetNation
· Screen on Stead
   Stead Park

September
· Hush
   Chloe Restaurant

· The Hippo
· Lizard Lounge
· Duplex Diner
· The Fireplace

· The 2006 Miss Ziegfeld's Pageant
   Ziegfeld's

· BHT's Gay and Lesbian Night
   King's Dominion, Richmond, VA

· Mautner Project Gala
   Washington Hilton

· ASGRA's 2005 Atlantic Stampede
   Montgomery County Fairgrounds

· ASGRA's Stampede Jamboree Dance
   Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hil

· Apex
· Woof!
   Titan

· Halo's 1st Floor Grand Opening
   Halo

October
· Capital Tennis Association's Capital Classic Tournament Draw Party
   Halo.

· DC Eagle
· HRC National Dinner
   Washington Convention Center
· Out at Arena
   Post-Show Reception. Arena Stage

· JR.'s

· A Different Kind of Ladies Night
   Topaz

· National Black Justice Coalition Rally March
   Freedom Plaza

· Reel Affirmations 15 Opening Night Party
   Lincoln Theatre

· Academy of Washington's Rainbow History Project Benefit Show
   Club 55

· The Annual 17th Street High Heel Race
   Dupont Circle, 17th Street

· Art for Life
   Benefiting the Whitman-Walker Clinic's Latino Services, Carnegie Institution

November
· Halloween Weekend 2005
   Cobalt, DC Eagle, Green Lantern, Fuego, Jrs, Omega, Ziegfeld's

· Reel Affirmations XV Closing Night Party
   Lincoln Theatre

· Victory Fund Gay and Lesbian Leadership Awards
   101 Constitution Ave, NW

· Miss Star Black America DC Pageant
   Bachelor's Mill
· The Final Women in the Life Party
   Aqua

· The Flashlight Party
   Cobalt

· Opening Night Benefit For GMCW Cabaret
   Tivoli Theatre

· Bear Invasion 10
   DC Bear and Bear Cub Contest. Washington Plaza Hotel.

· Club Chaos
· Us Helping Us
   Celebration of Life Annual Reception, City Museum

· Ultimate Amateur Contest
   Wet

· SMYAL's 8th Annual Fall Brunch
   Renaissance Mayflower Hotel

December
· Apex
· Mr. D.C. Eagle Contest
· The Come Together Gay.Com Tour
   Omega DC
· HRC's Preview Screening Of Brokeback Mountain
   Mate Restaurant/ Loews Georgetown Cinema

· DJ Karl Matthews: A Celebration of Life
   30 Degrees/Cobalt

· The Academy of Washington's Rhinestone Review
   Club 55

· National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association D.C. Chapter Holiday Party
   Busboys and Poets

· One In Ten VIP Donor Party
   I. Gorman Jewelers

· Taint
   DC9

· The White Party
   VelvetNation

· Gertrude Stein Democrats' Annual Awards Reception
   Washington Club

· JR.'s
· De Lounge

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