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Metro Weekly is a free weekly magazine-style publication for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Washington, D.C., USA. It was first published on May 5, 1994, and the magazine is celebrating its 14th anniversary in 2008. Metro Weekly includes local news, interviews with community leaders and politicians, community event calendars, nightlife guides, and reviews of the District's arts and entertainment scene. The web site's Scene section has archived 30,000 original photos from Washington's LGBT community events. Published every Thursday with copies available for pick-up at 500 locations throughout the metropolitan area, Metro Weekly is read by more than 45,000 people in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

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Metro Weekly and its publisher, Randy Shulman, received 18 ViceVersa Awards from the QSyndicate in 1998 which included Best News Interview or Personality Profile. [1][2] In 2007, One In Ten gave an award to Metro Weekly as "the community’s event and entertainment bible, for their newspaper's consistent and enthusiastic support of lgbt arts." [3] In 2008 the magazine was honored for empowering the Asian/Pacific Islander GLBT community by Pride and Heritage. [4]

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