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Washington, D.C.

Gay Washington, D.C. is a city teeming with history, culture, and the arts. As many of the monuments, museums, and parks are operated by the Smithsonian and the federal government, many of these attractions are free of charge. In addition, gay Washington, D.C. boasts a vibrant LGBT community, which clusters in neighborhoods like Dupont Circle, the U Street corridor, Logan's Circle, and Columbia Heights. Explore the city's nightlife in venues like the club Town or older staples like J.R.'s and Larry's Rainbow Lounge.

Capital Pride 2023: A Celebration of Love, Diversity, and Star-Studded Performances

With eyes set on WorldPride 2025, Washington D.C. delivers.

RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Mayhem Miller Kicks Off KINETIC: Pride DC

A weekend of sugary sweet parties including Candy Land starring Betty Who

Nasty Pig Founders Invited to White House

No jockstraps or thongs were on display as the Nasty Pig founders were recognized for their service to the community.

Intro to Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend January 13-16

Kinetic hosts a 4-party celebration of leather and kink at MAL Weekend featuring Only Fans star Diego Barros and dominatrix, RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Alyssa Edwards.

Out-of-Work NFL Star Kicked Off Plane

Police say the former Los Angeles Rams wide receiver refused to comply with safety protocols, but the star’s lawyer tells a different story.

Fletcher is Coming to a Lesbian Bar Near You

You can catch the last stop just before NYC Pride — and help her raise money for queers.

Warm Up the Fall Nights at These Queer October Destinations

Why it's the best time of year to visit Washington, D.C.; London,  England; Tuscany, Italy; and the Hamptons, New York.

White House Exhibit Celebrates LGBTQ+ Americans & A Lesbian First Lady

The exhibit centers the experiences of LGBTQ+ icons Harvey Milk and Marsha P. Johnson, but also shares untold queer stories in American history.

This Video of Giant Pandas Playing in Snow is Giving Us the Feels

The Smithsonian released a video of resident giant pandas playing in snow and it's everything we need right now.

Airbnb Cancels All D.C. Reservations For Inauguration Week

Airbnb acts to prevent violent protestors from using its rentals during the swearing-in of President Biden.  

3 Places in D.C. to Honor the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Never again can we afford to live with the narrow, provincial, 'outside agitator' idea. Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be considered an outsider anywhere within its bounds."


The Life of Matthew Shepard to be Represented at National Museum

Judy Shepard to send personal items representing the life of her son to The National Museum of American History.

Queer Power & Political Resistance at Capital Pride

Photographer Tayte Hanson recounts the Equality March at Capital Pride.

President Obama Gives a Tour of the White House (Video)

He reflects on his home of the past eight years and gives us a peek inside.

Comedian Ross Mathews Chats About the Marriott Rewards "Love Travels" Campaign

Mathews teams up with activist Ruby Corado and actress Laverne Cox (l-r, above) to raise money and awareness during D.C. Pride.

DC's Newest Rail Line Whisking Passengers to Virginia

The Silver Line debuts this weekend with over 50,000 riders.