Annys Shin

Washington, D.C.

Social Issues Editor
Annys Shin joined The Washington Post in 2004 as a reporter for the business section, followed by a stint on the local enterprise team. She was an articles editor at the Washington Post Magazine before returning to Metro as social issues editor. Previously, she was a staff writer at the Washington City Paper and the Center for Public Integrity.
Latest from Annys Shin

6 key takeaways from the Post-KFF survey of transgender Americans

The Post-KFF survey is the largest nongovernmental survey of U.S. trans adults to rely on random sampling methods. Here are six key takeaways from the survey.

March 23, 2023

D.C. luxury building becoming workforce housing, with Amazon financing

The 10-story, 212-unit Loree Grand apartment building in Northeast D.C. will become 100 percent affordable housing.

December 27, 2022

Casa Ruby founder allegedly diverted funds to herself, violated wage laws

D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine is investigating the troubled nonprofit that served homeless LGBTQ youth and shut down earlier this year.

November 29, 2022

Man charged in girlfriend’s murder in Pr. George’s, police say

The incident occurred in the 5300 block of Frazier Terrace, according to police.

September 5, 2022

Boy Scouts’ bid to settle sexual abuse cases apparently fails to get enough support from alleged victims

The vote means that the parties to the proposed settlement, which include major faith groups, several insurance companies and lawyers for the victims, will probably have to return to the negotiating table.

January 5, 2022

Top U.S. Catholic Church official resigns after cellphone data used to track him on Grindr and to gay bars

Internet privacy experts say this is a canary in the coal mine as more people come to understand what information is out there.

July 21, 2021

Bradley Fields, who performed as a magician for decades, enjoyed bringing people ‘that sense of wonder.’ He died in May of covid-19.

Fields, who lived in the District, delighted audiences with a blend of Vaudeville-style storytelling and magic.

July 14, 2020

Anne Stephansky, a D.C.-area therapist with ‘an appetite for life,’ dies of covid-19

Stephansky was a co-founder of the Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Work.

June 10, 2020

‘You see the best of us now’: What we are learning about ourselves and each other during the pandemic

A rabbi, a long-haul trucker, a mayor, a novelist and many others speak to a renewed sense of belief in the values that run through all our communities.

May 18, 2020

The meaning of beauty

A collaboration between a photographer and a dancer with a disability.

July 24, 2019