Pride 2022

join us for Capital Pride

Pride 2022 ShirtsImage is of 4 pride t-shirts

Pick up on Saturday, June 11

Missed our Pride t-shirt pre-order last month? No worries! Purchase one of our new t-shirts today and pick it up at the EDCJCC on Saturday, June 11, just in time to wear at the Parade!

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Big Queer Jewish Happy HourImage is of cocktails with rainbow drinks and text with details of the Big Queer Jewish Pride Happy Hour

Wednesday, June 1, 5:30 PM || Pitchers

Join GLOE – GLBTQ Outreach & Engagement at the Edlavitch DCJCCNice Jewish GirlsNice Jewish Boys DCBet Mishpachah, and Gayyim for this annual happy hour to kick off Capital Pride month!


Image is of two rainbow Shabbat candles, and text with the details of Pride ShabbatPride Shabbat: Happy Hour, Service, & Oneg with Bet Mishpachah and GLOE

Friday, June 10, 6:30 PM || EDCJCC

Join GLOE, Bet Mishpachach, Nice Jewish Boys, and Nice Jewish Girls for happy hour, Shabbat services, and an oneg where we will celebrate Pride. Rabbi Jake Singer-Beilin of Bet Mishpachah. Come together as a community to reflect and celebrate!


Image is of EDCJCC GLOE memnbers with rainbow clothing and flags, and text with details about the Capital Pride ParadeMarch with GLOE and the Jewish Community at the Capital Pride Parade 2022

Saturday, June 11, 3:30 PM || Dupont Area

GLOE and Bet Mishpachah invite all individuals and Jewish groups to join our contingent of DC’s LGBTQ Jews and our friends, families, and allies. Expect singing, dancing, and maybe even a little skipping… Bring your own LGBTQ-Jewish-supportive signs, wear a GLOE t-shirt, or just show up and enjoy the fun! 


Image is of rainbow-colored bagels on a white background, and text with details of the Bagel BrunchPre-Festival Young Professionals Bagel Brunch

Sunday, June 12, 11:00 AM || Gather DC Townhouse

Join GLOE and Capital Qvellers at the Gather townhouse before the Pride Festival for free bagels & schmoozing. Please BYOB.


Image is of a rainbow flagCapital Pride Festival

Sunday, June 12, 12:00 PM || Pennsylvania Avenue

Join the Jewish LGBTQ+ community on America’s Mainstreet, historic Pennsylvania Avenue, for the return of the Capital Pride Festival. Visit our booth and enjoy a a full day of entertainment on three stages, food, drink, and advocacy with over 300 exhibitors. The Festival is the largest annual event in the national capital region and continues to be free to the public.

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Image is of a rainbow version of the Washington Nationals logoNight OUT at the Nationals

Tuesday June 14, 7:05 PM || Nationals Park

The 2022 Night OUT at the Nationals is on Tuesday, June 14 against the Atlanta Braves. As of Monday, May 23, sales are officially closed for our group – but you can still buy special event tickets directly from the Nationals.

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Image is of illustrated rainbow kitchen tools and text with details about Hunger Action.Capital Pride Volunteer Project with Casa Ruby

Thursday, June 16, 6:30 PM ||  EDCJCC

Help us spread Pride cheer to the clients and staff of Casa Ruby, a homeless shelter serving LGBTQ and transgender youth. Join us in person to create care packages, or sign up to make and drop off baked goods or thank you cards to be included in these packages.


Register for in-person event   Sign up for the at-home edition

Pride Events

Adoption: Starting the Process (VIRTUAL)
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 PM

Before Baby programsPlease join us for a virtual discussion about various paths to adopting a child.  Hear from an adoption lawyer, from representatives from an adoption agency and from the foster care system, and from parents who have built families through domestic, international, private, agency, and public routes.

LGBTQ and straight, couples and singles, Jewish and non-Jewish, people of all colors — are all warmly welcomed.  Come with questions!

Co-presented by GLOE – the Kurlander Program for GLBTQ Outreach and Engagement



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