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Advertise in the Official Capital Pride Guide

With both a combined Pride Celebration and an LGBTQ March on Washington, this year’s Capital Pride Guide will be one of the biggest and best yet, reaching tens of thousands of people both before and during the Pride Festival on Sunday, June 11.

The guide will be published in full color, on glossy stock, and will be distributed on or before June 1, 2017. The Pride Guide is also posted online for free download and viewing.


Final reservation deadline is Thursday, May 4.
Final artwork deadline is Tuesday, May 9.
This year’s pricing as set by the Capital Pride Alliance:

  • Full Page (7.5″w x 10″h) – $1,320
  • Half Page Vertical (3.625″w x 10″h) – $840
  • Half Page Horizontal (7.5″w x 4.875″h) – $840
  • Quarter Page (3.625″w x 4.875″h) – $495
  • Eighth Page (3.625″w x 2.315″h) – $360

Download a copy of the specs here.

If you have questions, please email Randy Shulman at or call 202-638-6830.

Special Bonus: When you purchase an ad in the Pride Guide through this form, you’ll automatically save an extra 10% on your Metro Weekly Pride and Post-Pride Issue advertising!


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Randy Shulman is Metro Weekly's Publisher and Editor-in-Chief. He can be reached at

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