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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

Write Letters to Admitted LGBTQ Students [VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY]
Today through April 13, 2017
Directions here. Additional details here.

Pride Admit Weekend Alumni Dinner [VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY]
UCLA Campus | Drake Stadium, Upper Concourse
Friday, April 14 | 6:30 p.m.
Welcome admitted LGBTQ undergraduates! Additional details on Facebook here and RSVP here.

Brunch with Graduating LGBTQ Students
The Backyard at the W Hotel, Westwood
Saturday, May 13 | 11:00 a.m.
Check back soon for additional details. RSVP here.

Lavender Graduation Ceremony & Pinning
UCLA Campus
Saturday, June 17 | Time TBD
Check back soon for additional details and to RSVP.

Los Angeles Pride #ResistMarch and Happy Hour
West Hollywood, CA
June 10 – 11, 2017 | Time TBD
Check back soon for additional details and to RSVP.

Hollywood Bowl Sing-Along
Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA
Saturday, June 24
Please contact William Kwan ’94 at to purchase tickets. Tickets available until April 31.
For additional details and to RSVP click here.


Joint Events

For events co-hosted with Ivy Pride Alliance, a consortium of LGBTQ+ alumni groups, including UCLA – in Los Angeles, the Bay Area, New York City, and around the country – visit this website.

Upcoming Los Angeles events include:

Past Events


Lambda Events & Programs

      • Celebrating LGBT Innovators & UCLA Entrepreneurs panel and discussion (Jan.) [photos & more photos]
      • Hamburger Mary’s Drag Brunch (Feb.) [photo]
      • Joint LGBTQ Happy Hour with Cal Alumni, U Chicago & Ivy Pride (Mar.) [photo & photo]
      • Lambda Goes to the Theater: “The Mystery of Love & Sex” (Mar.)
      • Lambda Spring Social (Mar.) [photos]
      • Pride Admit Weekend Alumni Dinner & Letter Writing (Apr.)
      • Graduating Student Brunch (May)
      • San Francisco Pride (Jun.)
      • Los Angeles Pride Parade (Jun.)
      • UCLA Lavender Graduation Ceremony & Pinning (Jun.)
      • New Student Send-off (Aug.)
      • Screening of “Letter to Anita” with Dr. Ronni Sanlo (Oct.)
      • LGBTQ Students Post-Thanksgiving Lunch (Nov.)
      • Hamburger Mary’s Drag Bingo Fundraiser (Dec.)

If you have photos from past events, please share them with us by emailing


Lambda Events & Programs

      • UC LGBT Happy Hour (Jan.)
      • UCLA/USC Basketball Viewing Party (Mar.)
      • UCLA Pride Admit Weekend – Alumni Dinner (Apr.)
      • Lambda General Membership Meeting & UCLA LGBT Center 20th Anniversary Kick-Off (Apr.) [photo]
      • Lambda LGBTQ Leadership Award Application Review (May)
      • Lavender Graduation brunch for graduating LGBTQ students (May) [photo]
      • Lambda Goes to the Theater: “Immediate Family” (May) [photo]
      • Lavender Graduation reception and ceremony (Jun.) [photo]
      • Los Angeles Pride (Jun.)
      • San Francisco Pride (Jun.) [photo]
      • Lambda Goes to OutFest: “Parting Glances” & Reception (Jul.) [photos]
      • New Alumni Social (Jul.)
      • Lambda Goes to the Theater: “Girlfriend” (Aug.)
      • UCLA/Cal Alumni Mixer (Aug.)
      • Alumni Mixer (Sept.)
      • Welcome to the City: AIDS Walk LA (Oct.)
      • Welcome to the City with Lambda Alumni in West Hollywood (Oct.)
      • Lambda Alumni Scholars Reception (Nov.) [photos]

We also partnered with the Ivy Pride Alliance to co-host a variety of events throughout the year – including mixers, a comedy night, speed dating, wine tastings, volunteering, and more – for LGBTQ alumni from top universities.

UCLA Community Events

Board members represented Lambda and the greater UCLA LGBTQ community at events throughout the year:

        • UCLA Alumni Leaders Conference (Jan.)
        • UCLA Alumni Day (May)
        • Welcome Reception for Jerry Kang, UCLA Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (July) [photo]
        • UCLA Diversity Leaders Retreat (Sept.)
        • UCLA Alumni Association Reception for New Alumni Scholars (Oct.) [photo]
        • UCLA Alumni Leaders Retreat (Oct.)