two young men at DC pride eventExplore 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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GLOE is the GLBT Portal of the 16th St. J. It engages Washington’s GLBT Jewish community by sponsoring original programming and fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment at the Washington DCJCC. Learn about what GLOE has to offer the local GLBT Jewish community.

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Bet Mishpachah

Bet Mishpachah is a congregation for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews and all who wish to participate in an inclusive, egalitarian, and mutually supportive community. Our membership is comprised of singles, couples and families, and is open to everyone, regardless of religious affiliation, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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Nice Jewish Girls DC (NJGDC)

NJGDC is a network of Jewish lesbian, bisexual, queer, and questioning women of the Greater Washington who come together for social, cultural, sports, religious, and community service events. Jewish women over the age of 21, of all levels of observance, and both singles and couples are welcome. Get connected through the NJGDC yahoo group.

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Nice Jewish Boys

Nice Jewish Boys is a network for gay, bisexual and trans Jewish men in their twenties and thirties. We gather regularly for happy hours, social sports and to celebrate the Jewish holidays. Visit the NJB Facebook page for the latest events.

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Keshet’s mission is to ensure that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews are fully included in all parts of the Jewish community. Visit the Keshet website and check out their programs which include the Keshet Parent and Family Connection.

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Rockville Open House

Rockville Open House (ROH) a safe space gathering for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (Q+) teens, and their friends and allies, between the ages of 13-18 years old. ROH meets at the Bender JCC of Greater Washington.

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LGTBQ Events

JFamily Breakfast at Timber Pizza

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Families Serving Together REV

Families Serving Together: “Soupkot” Edition

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Wheelchair Accessible
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Sukkot Create ‘n Play with Growing Jewish Families

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible
Growing Jewish Families

Shalom Baby Play Date at the J (0-3 years)

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Wheelchair Accessible

How To… Find Wholeness in Jewish Living

Monday, October 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

12 Jewish Questions: A (Re) Introduction to Adult-Level Judaism

Monday, October 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wheelchair Accessible

Divas and Diners at Founding Farmers (Reston)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Restoration at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Wheelchair Accessible
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