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Apply to be a Nightlife Coverboy

Aaron Lee Smith
2012 Coverboy of the Year Aaron Lee Smith – Photography by Julian Vankim

If you’re interested in being a Nightlife Coverboys, are 18 or older, live within 100 miles of Washington, D.C., and identify as LGBTQ, fill out the application below. You’ll need to upload at least two recent selfies taken within a week of your application.

There are plenty of perks to being selected as a Nightlife Coverboy — not only do you get bragging rights and a free Metro Weekly T-shirt, you get an exclusive photo session with our senior photographer Julian Vankim and the possibility of winning a sizable prize package at the end of the year. Of course, not everyone who applies makes it through the process, but you’ll never know if you don’t apply!

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