Community Calendar

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 9, 2015

Andromeda Transcultural Health
offers free HIV testing, 9-5 p.m., and HIV services (by appointment). 202-291-4707,
Brother, Help Thyself
is partnering with comedian Margaret Cho to sell a block of 100 tickets to a special performance of her psyCHO tour at D.C.'s Warner Theatre. 6-9 p.m. 513 13th St. NW. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit
DC Aquatics Club
(DCAC) practice session at Hains Point, 927 Ohio Dr. SW. 6:30-8 p.m. Visit
Gay Married Men's Association (GAMMA)
is a confidential support group for men who are gay, bisexual, questioning and who are married or involved with a woman, that meets on the second and fourth Fridays of the month in Dupont Circle at 7:30 p.m. GAMMA also offers additional meeting times and places for men in Northern Virginia and Maryland. For more information:
HIV Testing
at Whitman-Walker Health. At the Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center, 1701 14th St. NW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. At the Max Robinson Center, 2301 MLK Jr. Ave. SE, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For an appointment call 202-745-7000. Visit
LGB Psychotherapy Group
for adults in Montgomery County offers a safe space to explore coming out and issues of identity. 10-11:30 a.m. 16220 S. Frederick Rd., Suite 512, Gaithersburg, Md. For more information, visit
MetroHealth Center
offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. 202-638-0750.
hosts LGBT-affirming social group for ages 11-24. 4-6 p.m. 1419 Columbia Road NW. Contact Tamara, 202-319-0422,
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,
Women in Their Twenties
a social discussion and activity group for LBT women, holds its meetings on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. Group social activity to folow the meeting. 8-9:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit