LGBT

Explore the calendar listings below for social and cultural events, educational excursions and more opportunities targeted toward the needs and interests of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Browse the postings and explore organizations and events that may be interesting to you.

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Upcoming Events

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Sun
Apr
  2
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (GLOE - Kurlander Program for GLBT Outreach & Engagement)
1640 Rhode Island Ave, Washington DC 20036
GLOE and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) present the annual National Rainbow Seder, a Passover meal with the national LGBTQ Jewish community and allies. Celebrate stories of liberation through an LGBTQ lens with our own Haggadah, and perform rituals that honor the diversity of our culture.
Listed In:  GLBT, DC, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $24 - 36
 
 
Tue
Apr
  11
7:45 PM - 11:30 PM
 
Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah
11825 Seven Locks Road, Potomac MD 20854
At the beginning of the Passover Haggadah, we recite a text that announces that all are welcome to come and join us. In that spirit, please let us welcome you around our table at Beth Sholom Congregation for a unique Seder experience on the second night of Pesach (4/11), featuring engaging conversation, lively singing, delicious catered dinner, and deep insights into the haggadah in a warm and inviting setting. This Seder is a great fit for those new to or looking to (re)connect more deeply with...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Couples, Families, GLBT, Seniors, Singles, Maryland, Orthodox, Adult Education, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover)
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $25
 
 
Thu
Apr
  20
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Nice Jewish Boys DC (NJBDC) (Nice Jewish Boys DC)
1435 P St. NW, Washington DC 20005
Bring a friend, or 10, and join Nice Jewish Boys for our monthly happy hour. We will be upstairs to the left of the bar starting at 7:00pm. 2-1 drink specials run till 9:00pm. See you there!!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Couples, GLBT, Singles, DC, Social Events
Event Cost:  
 
 
Wed
Apr
  26
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Jewish Food Experience)
3514 International Dr NW, Undisclosed Location DC 20008
Invitation only Israeli Culinary Event
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Couples, Families, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, Teens, Early Childhood Educators, DC, Culinary
Event Cost:  Free; free
 
 
Fri
Apr
  28
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (GLOE - Kurlander Program for GLBT Outreach & Engagement)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
GLOE and Bet Mishpachah, DC's LGBT synagogue, are hosting author Maggie Anton as scholar-in-residence at this year's Spring Shabbaton. Following the Shabbat morning service at 10:00 AM on Saturday April 29, Maggie will be speaking on “What the Talmud Actually Teaches about Sexual Relations.” Any Talmud student knows that our Sages debate all sorts of subjects in great detail. So it should come as no surprise that they also discuss every aspect of sexual relations—how, when, where, with whom—ofte...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, GLBT, DC, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  $25 - $50; $26-$33
 
 
Thu
May
  18
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Nice Jewish Boys DC (NJBDC) (Nice Jewish Boys DC)
1435 P St. NW, Washington DC 20005
Bring a friend, or 10, and join Nice Jewish Boys for our monthly happy hour. We will be upstairs to the left of the bar starting at 7:00pm. 2-1 drink specials run till 9:00pm. See you there!!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Couples, GLBT, Singles, DC
Event Cost:  
 
 
Tue
Apr
  24
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
 
Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center)
1529 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Join us as we celebrate the EDCJCC's many contributions to the community, present the Lee G. Rubenstein Outstanding Leadership Award, and take part in a "Taste of the Neighborhood" featuring DC's most popular and well-known chefs.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Couples, GLBT, Singles, DC, Culinary, Social Events
Event Cost: