Point Foundation (Point) will honor Jewish innovative TV and film writer, director, and producer Jill Soloway with the Point Impact Award at the Point Honors Los Angeles gala Oct. 7. The award is presented to an individual who has made a significant impact on improving the lives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. 

Rabbi Heather Miller and Rabbi Lisa Edwards were among community leaders gathered to celebrate 500 conversions performed by the Sandra Caplan Community Bet Din.

Los Angeles has a long history of acceptance and groundbreaking advancements in the LGBTQ movement, including the world’s first LGBTQ parade in 1970. Along with the vibrant and active LGBTQ community, the City of Los Angeles celebrates LGBTQ Heritage Month every June. Explore Los Angeles through the lens of L.A.’s pioneering LGBT history.

PRIDE Explorer™ is the 1st and only self-guided Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) and Allied History Tour of Los Angeles that is both educational and entertaining.


The World Congress of GLBT Jews and JQ International are co-sponsoring a demonstration Friday, May 5, 2017, from 5 – 7 pm, at the intersection of Pico Boulevard and La Cienega in Los Angeles, to protest the persecution and murder of gay men and transgender women at the hands of the Chechen government.

The Los Angeles LGBT Center will host 360, a health and empowerment fair for LBTQ women, on April 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Following a concerted effort by local LGBTQ activists, Los Angeles Pride will take on a decidedly more political atmosphere this year.

Rabbi Lisa and Cantor Juval Porat are both taking part in a program organized on the eve of the Inauguration, Thursday Jan. 19 at 7pm at Fiesta Hall in Plummer Park.

Cantor Juval Porat will be singing live this Sunday 12/25 at an event of West Hollywood’s Inspire Spiritual Community. Read the story of the community, headed by Jesse Brune-Horan.

Dr. Marsha Epstein and physician Mark Katz, MD, provide all the information you need to know about the recent concern over meningococcal disease among MSM (men who have sex with men).

On average, JQ International’s Helpline receives eight to 10 calls a week — each of which is forwarded to Bat-Or’s cellphone, where she’s on call six days a week — but just days after Orlando, the number of calls tripled.

During the month of May, World Congress co-sponsors LGBT Family Camp in Malibu and Long Beach Pride Shabbat dinner

The GLBT Center hosted its annual Lavender Graduation Ceremony Tuesday night, celebrating the achievements of 23 undergraduates and four graduate students. Their work was recognized, along with the fact that there is still a great deal of work left to be done for coming graduates to accomplish to ensure all LGBT graduates can be honored […]

The Roosterfish, the funky gay bar that has been a landmark on Abbot Kinney Boulevard for more than three decades, will permanently close its doors later this year.

Bend The Arc is now accepting applications for Jeremiah Fellowship in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Roberta Kaplan, the renowned litigator who recently won the defining United States v. Windsor case to defeat the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), takes us behind the scenes of this gripping legal journey in her new book, Then Comes Marriage.

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The World Congress invites you to save the evening of Sunday, January 10, 2016, for an Evening of Art in the Hollywood Hills to celebrate the World Congress.

Author Leah Lax joins Beth Chayim Chadashim’s Slichot Havdalla evening on Saturday, September 5 at 5pm. Read the interview with her on her memoir, “Uncovered,” which was published Friday.

The work, which explores the plight of homosexuals during the Holocaust, is now receiving a major new revival in Los Angeles.

Martin Sherman’s 1979 classic play Bent is about a group of gay men finding ways to survive persecution before and after the Night of the Long Knives.

Israeli documentary “Probation Time” from director Avigail Sperber will screen at this year’s Outfest

This month the U.S. Supreme Court will issue its decision on marriage equality. #DecisionDay events are being planned across the country.

In an initiation of the American Jewish World Service, the Jewish LGBT communities of Los Angeles unite once again this Sunday to march in LA Pride, hoping that this year more people will join them. “It’s important for those who walk in the parade and those who come to cheer us on experience the energy […]

“Mindfulness” is described as maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. In recent weeks, an LGBT group has been gathering at BCC every Tuesday to practice mindfulness and have discussions, a perfect LGBT support group in the West Hollywood area.

LGBT magazine recommends: The largest exhibition of its kind outside of Israel features over 600 artifacts and the stunning IMAX film ‘Jerusalem 3D

On Sunday, April 5 an LGBT Jewish group is going for a screening of the movie “Cupcakes.” Though it’s Passover, and Cupcakes are not Kosher, we can bring macaroons to the theater and call it a Seder-after-party!

The city of Jerusalem is sacred and of religious significance to half the people on earth. The area has been fought over, conquered, destroyed and rebuilt by various civilizations for over 5,000 years. A fascinating trip to Jerusalem and its people is the subject of an IMAX film opening March 10, 2015, at the California […]

Jewish comedienne Sandra Bernhard will host the Family Equality Council’s Los Angeles Awards Dinner on February 28.

On Saturday, February 7, The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the one-night-only return of Jewish comedienne Julie Goldman in her new comedy extravaganza “Take A Walk on the Softer Side” at the Renberg Theatre.

The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced Eli Lieb In Concert, a special one-night-only benefit event at the Center’s plush and intimate Renberg Theatre on Saturday, February 28, at 8pm. The show will be a rare “unplugged appearance” featuring just Lieb and his acoustic guitar.

On January 17th, Saturday Night, the BCC Film Club presents Wish Me Away the Emmy nominated documentary about Chely Wright, the first country music singer to come out as gay or lesbian. Over three years, the filmmakers were given extraordinary access to Chely’s struggle and her unfolding plan to come out publicly. As a warm […]

Don’t miss the Hanukkah fun as the Grammy®- winning Klezmatics kick up their heels with a unique mixture of traditional klezmer music with Eastern European, Latin, Celtic, Afro-Caribbean, and folk-flavored music. L’chaim!

Honeymoon Israel is now accepting applications from couples for our inaugural trips from Los Angeles and Phoenix. The application will be open until December 31. The trips from both Los Angeles and Phoenix are May 28 – June 7, 2015.

Jeffrey Solomon’s acclaimed Off Broadway mockumentary about the outing of Santa Claus. When a little boy’s gender atypical gift request to the North Pole is denied, a series of heart-felt letters from the child nudge Santa Claus out of the closet, and into the culture wars.

Founders Metropolitan Community Church of Los Angeles, Congregation Kol Ami and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles – along with several of our inter-faith partners – are blessed and privileged to provide a “Thanksgiving Feast of Love” for our LGBT Seniors at Triangle Square.

Staches & Lashe Saturday, November 15 at 7pm | Rudy’s Barbershop (Silverlake) $15 (Pre-sale)/$20 (At Door) Staches & Lashes is an annual fundraising event hosted by the Outfest Emerging Leaders Council. It is a night of complimentary cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live entertainment. The event this year is hosted by RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Kelly […]