Category Archives: GLBT History

LA Pride 2017: March like we had Somewhere to go… to a Better World

written on May 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

The BCC clergy invite you to join with the BCC community to take part in LA Pride’s march this year […]

11/20: Transgender Day of Remembrance

written on October 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

November 20 at 6:30pm:Join us as we observe Transgender Day of Remembrance, honoring the memory of those whose lives were […]

Revolution/Evolution: The founding of MCC and BCC, and the changing neighborhood that was once their home

written on October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

A presentation at ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives (part of the USC Libraries), followed by a walking tour of […]

Rabbi Lisa & Rebbetzin Tracy’s 20th BCC Anniversary

written on December 20, 2014 // 1 Comment

We have a special opportunity coming up to honor Rabbi Lisa Edwards & ‘Lezbtzn’ Tracy Moore 20 years with BCC. […]

Film Club: A Jihad for Love

written on March 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 12, right after Havdalah at 7:00 pm, BCC’s Film Club will screen A Jihad for Love – a 2007 documentary […]

BCC Member Mark Levine Runs for Congress!

written on March 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

Mark Levine was an active member of BCC in the 1990s, teaching classes, participating in BCC’s leadership and helping to […]

The Storylines Project

written on January 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim was founded in 1972 as the world’s first synagogue for gay and lesbian Jews. Embraced from […]

Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim: Architecture

written on August 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Written by Toni Lewis Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim was founded in 1972 as the world’s first synagogue for gay and […]


written on June 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

A poem by Rabbi Heather Miller, written after the historic Supreme Court decision to strike down Prop. 8 and DOMA. […]

BCC’s Pride Weekend

written on May 23, 2013 // 1 Comment

Pride Shabbat Services Friday, June 7, at 8pm Start Pride weekend with our special Friday Night Pride Service led by […]