Upcoming LGBT social events around DC, MD & VA
Metro Weekly's Community Calendar highlights important events in the gay community, from alternative social events to volunteer opportunities. Event information should be sent by e-mail to
or by mail to Metro Weekly, Attn: Community Calendar, 1425 K Street, NW; Suite 350; Washington, D.C., 20005. Deadline for inclusion is noon, the Friday before publication. Announcement submissions that are not date-specific may run for two weeks, with the option for listing organizations to resubmit if appropriate. Questions about the calendar can be directed to the Metro Weekly office at 202-638-6830.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Equality Social, a greater LGBT and Allies community-wide social event to meet for an exciting prelude to the HRC National Dinner, which takes place the next evening. 7-9 p.m. Marrakech, 2147 P Street NW. Free. For more information, gogaydc.org
Gay District holds facilitated discussion for GBTQ men, 18-35, first and third Fridays. 8:30 p.m. The DC Center, 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. 202-682-2245, gaydistrict.org
Gay Married Men's Association
Gay Married Men's Association (GAMMA) is a peer-support group that meets twice a month in Dupont Circle, Northern Virginia and Maryland suburb. 7:30 p.m. Contact for more info on location: gay-married.com
MetroHealth Center offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. 202-638-0750.
Project STRIPES hosts LGBT-affirming social group for ages 11-24. 4-6 p.m. 1419 Columbia Road NW. Contact Tamara, 202-319-0422, layc-dc.org
SMYAL offers free HIV Testing, 3-6 p.m., by appointment and walk-in, for youth 21 and younger. Youth Center, 410 7th St. SE. 202-567-3155, .
SMYAL’s Rec Night provides a social atmosphere for GLBT and questioning youth, featuring dance parties, vogue nights, movies and games. More info, .
The DC Center
The DC Center hosts a reading by author Vivek Shraya and graphic novelist Elisha Lim as part of their Crushes and Mountains Tour. 6-7:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit thedccenter.org
Women in Their 20s
Women in Their 20s, a social discussion and activity group for LBT women, meets at The DC Center on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. 8-9:30 p.m. Dancing at Phase One after the meeting. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit thedccenter.org