JQ International's 5th annual Iftar Shabbat is back and this year at The Pico Union Project!The Iftar (break fast) is a meal eaten after sunset during the daily fasting which Muslims observe during the month of Ramadan. We are honored to have guest speakers who will share their stories as queer & ally Muslims.
2018 Awards Garden Brunch
We are thrilled to invite you to the 2018 JQ Awards Garden Brunch, our annual signature event honoring the work of prestigious LGBTQ+ and ally Jews in Southern California. Please join us as we celebrate those who have inspired, forged new paths, and created the highest visibility for our community.
JQ International is starting off 2018 with Shebrew Shabbat, an evening dedicated to celebrating Shabbat in style with women from our LGBTQ community. Enjoy ending your week with delicious food, drinks, friends, fun times and enlightenment while meeting new faces and catching up with familiar ones.
Gelty Pleasures 2017
Now in its fifth year, Gelty Pleasures continues to be the biggest and most diverse LGBTQ and ally Hanukkah party in LA! Come celebrate with signature cocktails, delicious festive bites, drag queens, special guest DJs, celebrity appearances, and raffle giveaways! 🎉
JQupid! A Jewish Queer Speed Dating Mixer!
Join LGBTQ Jews from all over Southern California for a magical night of wine tasting and speed dating at JQ International's amazing West Hollywood space! For Jewish and Jew-adjacent LGBTQ professionals in their 20's and 30's, this inaugural event is our colorful response to countless heteronormative dating nights, and is sure to be a blast!
4th Annual Iftar Shabbat
JQ International's 4th annual Iftar Shabbat is back and this year in partnership with Temple Isaiah! The Iftar (break fast) is a meal eaten after sunset during the daily fasting which Muslims observe during the month of Ramadan. Come mingle, eat and hear the stories as we will celebrate Shabbat and the Iftar together as our community expands and promotes even greater inclusion.
JQ Awards Garden Brunch
JQ International is proud to present the 4th annual JQ Awards Garden Brunch, our flagship event honoring the work of prestigious LGBTQ and Ally Jews in the Southern California region, for those who have brought us inspiration, betterment to our community, trail-blazed our directions and have created the highest visibility for our community.
Gelty Pleasures 2016
Now in its fourth year, Gelty Pleasures continues to be the biggest and most diverse LGBTQ and ally Hanukkah party in LA! Come celebrate 'A Very Homo Hanukkah' with signature cocktails, delicious festive bites, drag queens, special guest DJs, celebrity performances, and raffle giveaways!
Trans Equality Brunch
We're holding our first ever Trans Equality Brunch in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, which occurs annually on November 20th. A day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community.
Ally Shabbat Dinner with Sinai Temple
JQ International & Sinai Temple welcome you to our first co-sponsored Ally Shabbat Dinner! Welcoming members, friends, and supporters of the LGBTQ community, we are eager to come together for a night celebration and camaraderie as we continue to grow this invaluable work!
The May Mingle 2016
Spring is nearing closer and closer and what better way to celebrate the beginning of the season than a Sunday Funday in the sun with beautiful singles ready to mingle!?? That's right, The May Mingle is your GO TO event for LGBTQ women of all ages to meet, greet, drink, and eat! 05/08/16