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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Fri
Dec
  1
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Bet Mishpachah
1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Bet Mishpachah, with great pride and joy, will soon publish the updated 2017 edition of its unique siddur, Shavat va-Yinafash and invites its friends in the wider Jewish and LGBTQ communities to join in celebrating the publication of the new Siddur by attending a Siddur dedication at Shabbat service on Friday, December 1 at 8:00 pm at the Edlavitch Jewish Community Center. A dairy kosher style oneg shabbat will follow services. The first hard-bound edition was published in 1991 and was adopted...
Listed In:  GLBT, DC, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover)
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Tue
Dec
  5
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC Entwine)
1011 4th Street NW, Washington  DC 20001
Stories that connect & transport A mobile series of mixed-media events showcasing the diversity of global communities, from Ukraine to Rwanda, through immersive digital storytelling. Featuring original work by Creative Director Barrie Adleberg and Set Designer Samantha Figueira. Complimentary Light Bites & Drinks: Kosher Style
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, GLBT, DC, Advocacy, Arts & Culture, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $20

 
 
Wed
Dec
  6
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Rockville Open House)
6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville MD 20852
Rockville Open House (ROH) is a supervised, safe gathering space for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or intersex (LGBTQQI) Jewish teens, and their straight/non-Jewish friends and allies, between the ages of 13-18 yrs old. ROH is open on the first Wednesday of each month, September 2017-June 2018, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Teen Lounge (6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD).
Listed In:  Families, GLBT, Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Advocacy, Counseling/Support, Social Events
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Mon
Dec
  18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Jewish Food Experience)
1443 P St NW , Washinton DC 20005
Join The Jewish Food Experience and Commisary for our 3rd annual Latke-Palooza! Ticket Includes entry to the event and access to the "bottomless" latke and deep fried donut bar, featuring traditional, sweet potato and brussel sprout latkes. While the menu will be vegetarian, Commisary is not a Kosher restaurant.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Couples, GLBT, Interfaith, Singles, DC, Culinary, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $22

 
 
Wed
Jan
  3
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Rockville Open House)
6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville MD 20852
Rockville Open House (ROH) is a supervised, safe gathering space for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or intersex (LGBTQQI) Jewish teens, and their straight/non-Jewish friends and allies, between the ages of 13-18 yrs old. ROH is open on the first Wednesday of each month, September 2017-June 2018, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Teen Lounge (6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD).
Listed In:  Families, GLBT, Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Advocacy, Counseling/Support, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Feb
  7
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Rockville Open House)
6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville MD 20852
Rockville Open House (ROH) is a supervised, safe gathering space for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or intersex (LGBTQQI) Jewish teens, and their straight/non-Jewish friends and allies, between the ages of 13-18 yrs old. ROH is open on the first Wednesday of each month, September 2017-June 2018, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Teen Lounge (6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD).
Listed In:  Families, GLBT, Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Advocacy, Counseling/Support, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Sat
Mar
  3
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Temple Shalom
8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase MD 20815
Dear Temple Shalom Families, We are very excited for our next First Friday Shabbat Family Service. The deadline to register for our congregational potluck is Wednesday, February 28. Please register with the names of or number of people in your party and the (vegetarian, dairy, or fish) dish you are bringing. NO MEATS OR DESSERTS PLEASE! The dish should serve at least 8 people. Also, please remember to bring serving utensils! You do not need to post your phone number or email. We encourage yo...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, GLBT, Seniors, Maryland, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
Event Cost:  Free; Free

 
 
Wed
Mar
  7
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Rockville Open House)
6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville MD 20852
Rockville Open House (ROH) is a supervised, safe gathering space for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or intersex (LGBTQQI) Jewish teens, and their straight/non-Jewish friends and allies, between the ages of 13-18 yrs old. ROH is open on the first Wednesday of each month, September 2017-June 2018, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Teen Lounge (6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD).
Listed In:  Families, GLBT, Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Advocacy, Counseling/Support, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Apr
  4
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Rockville Open House)
6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville MD 20852
Rockville Open House (ROH) is a supervised, safe gathering space for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or intersex (LGBTQQI) Jewish teens, and their straight/non-Jewish friends and allies, between the ages of 13-18 yrs old. ROH is open on the first Wednesday of each month, September 2017-June 2018, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Teen Lounge (6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD).
Listed In:  Families, GLBT, Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Advocacy, Counseling/Support, Social Events
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:  

 
 
Wed
May
  2
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Rockville Open House)
6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville MD 20852
Rockville Open House (ROH) is a supervised, safe gathering space for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or intersex (LGBTQQI) Jewish teens, and their straight/non-Jewish friends and allies, between the ages of 13-18 yrs old. ROH is open on the first Wednesday of each month, September 2017-June 2018, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Teen Lounge (6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD).
Listed In:  Families, GLBT, Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Advocacy, Counseling/Support, Social Events
Event Cost:  

 
 
Wed
Jun
  6
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Rockville Open House)
6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville MD 20852
Rockville Open House (ROH) is a supervised, safe gathering space for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or intersex (LGBTQQI) Jewish teens, and their straight/non-Jewish friends and allies, between the ages of 13-18 yrs old. ROH is open on the first Wednesday of each month, September 2017-June 2018, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington Teen Lounge (6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD).
Listed In:  Families, GLBT, Teens, Maryland, Children/Teens/Family, Advocacy, Counseling/Support, Social Events
Event Cost: