Metro Weekly (DC)

Free weekly magazine for the LGBT community in Washington, D.C. First published on May 5, 1994.
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Primary geographic focus: District of Columbia
Organization type(s): Media

Metro Weekly includes national and local news, interviews with LGBT leaders and politicians, community event calendars, nightlife guides, and reviews of the District’s arts and entertainment scene.


News Story

Transgender inmate wins court victory in Maryland

John Riley
Metro Weekly (DC)
September 24, 2015
A transgender inmate from Maryland will receive compensation for the humiliation and abuse she received at the hands of correction officers. A judge ruled that her treatment violated national standards for the protection of transgender prisoners.

News Story

Social Security Administration sued for recouping same-sex benefits

Justin Snow
Metro Weekly (DC)
March 10, 2015
The Social Security Administration is facing a class action lawsuit following allegations the agency discriminated against married same-sex couples.

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