The online archive of global LGBTQ history, current events, and personal stories

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Donate

 

Rainbopedia is an ambitious long-term project that needs substantial funding. Your financial support will allow Rainbopedia to become a fully realized platform.

By joining this effort, you honor the people, places, and events that make up the spectrum of our collective story, ensuring it is told today and for generations to come. You will also be expanding the tools available to those who are still struggling for the freedoms many of us have worked so hard to achieve.

Check with your employer to see if they will match your donation.

Interested in becoming a corporate underwriter? Please contact our CEO Eric Handel, eric@rainbopedia.org.

No donation is too small. Please make your contribution to Rainbopedia today.


Rainbopedia is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Tax ID 81-4221981

Supporters

 

We are enormously grateful to the following individuals for their generous support of Rainbopedia.

Robert Berg

Debbie Brighton

Tim Colonius

Mark Compton

Wayne Corson DeWilde

Christina Donnelly

Audrey Gilbert

David Jensen

Thomas Kelem

Jonah Mannis

Stacey Nakasone

Martha Oestreich

Michael Reese

Laura Roebuck & Bill Meehan

Laura L. Rosenbaum

Nick Salamone & Clay Storseth

Bethia Sheean-Wallace

Jamie Simmons

Sebastian Uijtdehaage

Steven Earl Wachs

Chuck Wilson

Lisa Zakar

Fall Frolic, a benefit for Rainbopedia
October 11, 2021   6 – 10pm

 


Please join us for an evening of cocktails, dinner, and entertainment at James’ Beach, the iconic Venice Beach restaurant, on their de-lovely outdoor patio.

Celebrate International Coming Out Day by supporting Rainbopedia, the new, game-changing online platform for global LGBTQ history, current events, and personal stories.

Tap your toes to the 192Os sounds of the Speakeasy Revue as you help Rainbopedia raise the funds needed to build their visionary platform. Performance artist John Fleck will emcee the night’s entertainment: Janet Klein, songstress nonpareil; Odious Ari, vaudevillian superstar; and The Boyfriend, a vocal trio with a lavender twist.


Cocktails • Dinner • Show

$150 Cocktail/Dinner/Show ticket includes:

  • One cocktail
  • Appetizer plate
  • Dinner entrée: beef, fish, or vegan
  • Dessert
  • Show

$100 Cocktail/Appetizer/Show ticket includes:

  • One cocktail
  • Appetizer plate
  • Show

Seating from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. The Speakeasy Revue will begin at 8:00 pm. A cash bar will also be available.


For more Fall Frolic information and/or to purchase tickets and book your reservation, please click here.



60 North Venice Bl
Venice, California 90291
jamesbeach.com
(310) 823-5396

Please purchase your tickets no later than October 7.
Seating is limited, so buy your tickets today!


Guests will be able to make a reservation when purchasing tickets online. There is no need to contact James’ Beach Restaurant to do so. Parties of two or more must reserve a table under the same name. Before ordering tickets, please ensure that the members of your party know which name the reservation is under, the number of people in the party, and the reservation time.

Discounted parking is right next door to the restaurant. There is also street parking available nearby.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, we require either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test dated within the last 72 hours prior to entry. Indoor masking is required except when sitting at your table. These measures are subject to change.


Online Auction

An online silent auction will take place as part of our Fall Frolic event. An eclectic mix of treasures, including a relaxing, two-night stay at The Getaway — a boutique mid-century hotel in the hills of Desert Hot Springs, California — will be on the auction block. The auction is open to all, and does not require purchase of a Fall Frolic ticket to participate. An auction preview is available online now, and items will be on view at James’ Beach the night of the event.



Bidding will begin October 1, 2021, and close at 9:00 pm PDT October 11, 2021.

To view and bid on auction items, please click here.

Rainbopedia is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide an online platform for documenting, archiving, and exploring global LGBTQ history, current events, and personal stories. Our vision is to create an international meeting place where everyone can exchange ideas, learn from each other, and create an authentic record for future generations — something LGBTQ people have never had before. Rainbopedia will amplify marginalized voices, broaden acceptance, and help end homophobia around the world.

Rainbopedia is an ambitious long-term project that needs substantial funding. If you cannot attend Rainbopedia’s Fall Frolic, please participate in our auction online, check out our website at rainbopedia.org, and make a donation today!

If you are interested in becoming a corporate underwriter, please contact our CEO Eric Handel, eric@rainbopedia.org.

For questions or information please email info@rainbopedia.org.

Rainbopedia is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Tax ID 81-4221981

Fall Frolic Auction
October 1 – 11, 2021

 

An online silent auction will take place as part of our Fall Frolic benefit*. An eclectic mix of treasures, including a relaxing, two-night stay at The Getaway — a boutique mid-century hotel in the hills of Desert Hot Springs, California — will be on the auction block. The auction is open to all, and does not require purchase of a Fall Frolic ticket to participate. An auction preview is available online now, and items will be on view at James’ Beach the night of the event. New auction items will be added frequently, so please check back often. Thank you for bidding generously!


Bidding will begin October 1, 2021, and close at 9:00 pm PDT October 11, 2021.

To view and bid on auction items, please click here.

* If you’d like to attend the Fall Frolic benefit for Rainbopedia at James Beach Restaurant in Venice Beach, California, please click here for more information and to order tickets.

Rainbopedia is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Tax ID 81-4221981


“Foraged Flora” signed by author & flora artist, Louesa Roebuck

“Frida Kahlo, The Complete Paintings” an XXL Taschen edition

Alcove Cafe & Bakery $100 Gift Card

Astrological Character Profile and Year Ahead Forecast

Bacari Restaurants $100 Gift Card

Beverly Hills Juice $100 Gift Card

Hebel & Co Halva Super Bundle

HomeState Restaurants $50 Gift Card

Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys – 4 CDs

Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys – 4 CDs

Judith Leiber Vintage Black Leather Bag

Momed Restaurant – Atwater, $150 Gift Card

Photograph of Lily Tomlin, by Bonnie Schiffman

Photograph of Pee Wee Herman, by Bonnie Schiffman

Pleasure Chest Goodie Bag

Professional Photo Shoot with John Skalicky

Two-night stay at The Getaway

Rainbopedia Crowdfunding

 

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Matching Gifts

 

Did you know you can double your support for Rainbopedia, without even giving a dollar more? You can if your employer participates in our Matching Gifts Program.

Many corporations match employee donations (or the tax deductible component of your membership) to our organization.

If you volunteer with us, your employer may also provide us with a grant as a way to recognize your ongoing support.

Please search for your company below, and thanks for checking to see if your company offers these programs!

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