Our team creates each event with the LGBTQ community in mind. That means providing a safe environment for those who identify as LGBTQ. While these experiences promote an inclusive and supportive community, for youth and adults, they also provide opportunities to learn and connect. Check out our events and get involved with our programs.

Interested in volunteering during one of our events? For more information, contact Tim Saxton at

Upcoming Events

  • There are no events at this time. Please check back later.

Past Events

  • SMYAL’s Annual Fall Brunch

    Washington Marriott Marquis

    Join us for our 21st annual Fall Brunch. Each fall SMYAL holds a brunch to celebrate another year of dynamic work in Washington, DC, and show support for our a…

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  • National Coming Out Day Dance

    Eastern Market North Hall

    Come celebrate National Coming Out Day with SMYAL! If you're between the ages of 13-24, come on down to the Eastern Market North hall for dancing, DJ Honey, ta…

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