OUTFEST creates visibility to diverse LGBTQIA+ stories and empowers storytellers, building empathy to drive meaningful social change.

We invite you to join us today as we celebrate PRIDE month and GiveOUT Day 2021. Until June 30, a generous group of Outfest Board Members led by John Di Minico, Alan Koenigsberg, and Neil Landau have pledged to match up contributions to our Give OUT Day fundraiser.

Every dollar counts – renew your membership, make your first donation, or make an additional gift. Your commitment to OUTFEST goes twice as far till June 30.

Outfest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization our tax ID is 95-4089601


Support LGBTQIA+ youth and storytellers worldwide

Outfest dedicates our resources, programs and globally recognized platform to support the growing needs of the communities we serve. By focusing on those needs we can better ensure the growth of those most impacted in our community. 

General Public & Community Need

Our programs are proven to increase LGBTQ+ visibility, strengthen understanding, and create meaningful change by building empathy for our cause amongst the general public and the LGBTQ+ community alike. 

Filmmaker and Storyteller Need

Our programs directly address the ongoing impediments faced by LGBTQ+ filmmakers, providing skills, access and support to our emerging and established storytellers as well as supporting the larger entertainment industry tapped with inclusion and diversity representation challenges.

Entertainment Industry Representation Need

Our programs for entry-level, mid-level, and career-climbing professionals support the industry-demand for helping to identify, engage and foster more meaningful diverse and inclusive employment relationships with LGBTQ+ prospects 

Art and Cultural Need

The arts continue to demonstrate their ability to impact human rights, political and socio-economic issues that concern virtually every facet of American and our global society at-large.