ECC Pride Week


Join the Pride Week Planning Committee, the Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club, and the LGBTQIA+ Safe Zone Committee for Pride Week 2023 from May 30 - June 3, 2023!

This year's theme is "Celebrate Your PRIDE!"


Lance Bass El Camino College Pride Week Promo

Elco PRIDE WeekECC Pride Week 2023 FlyerView Flyer

Please, see our flyer and mark your calendars for our upcoming events. You may view, download, and share the flyer using the links below:

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Schedule of Live Events

We are very excited to be returning to an ALL in-person celebration this year!

Expand each day to learn more about this year's events, their locations, and dress themes.


If you anticipate needing any type of accomodation, or have questions about the physical access provided, please email as soo as possible, but no later than seven days prior to the event.

Donate to GSA & Queer is Love Scholarship

For PRIDE Week, please consider donating to El Camino College's Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club and El Camino College's Queer is Love Scholarship fund.  GSA is a student-led club that promotes gender and sexuality inclusivity through an array of activities, including organizing ElCo Pride Week. The Queer is Love Scholarship monetarily supports the campus's LGBTQIA+ population and allies with their educational goals.

To learn more and to donate, please use this link.

Image for Gofundme Link for Donations to GSA and Queer is Love Scholarship


Jireh Deng Artist Exhibition: Finding Your Voice as a Storyteller

How to Find Your Voice as a Storyteller

1:15 - 2:45 PM


Jireh (they/them) is a queer Asian American writer and filmmaker born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley. Their work has appeared in The Guardian, The Washington Post, Teen Vogue, NPR, The L.A. Times and more. They co-direct the Asian American Journalists Association LGBTQIA+ affinity group and serve on the LA Chapter of its national board.

They’ve been a recipient of writing fellowships from the Key West Literary Seminar and Brooklyn Poets. Their poetry and prose have appeared in The Rumpus, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, the Human Rights Campaign, LACMA, and more.

In 2022, they directed a short documentary about a transgender Asian American elder, MIA’S MISSION, which has screened at several film festivals including the 2023 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.


Drag Bingo

Drag Bingo

5:00 - 7:00 PM


GSA invites you to spend an evening with The Bearded Martha Stewart for an evening filled with PRIDE!  Cash tips encouraged.



PRIDE: Community Leaders Panel

PRIDE Community Leaders Panel

1:15 - 2:45 PM

LIB - 102

Join us for a Q & A style conversation about what our local community members are doing to help support the LGBTQIA+ community.


Karaoke/Game Night

Karaoke/Game Night

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Calling all vocalists and competitive game players! Show off your skills and win prizes. 


LA Gay Men's Chorus PRIDE Kick Off Concert

PRIDE Kick Off Concert

7:00 PM: Doors Open

8:00 PM: Showtime


The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) performs a free one-hour concert to kick-start Pride Month. They will be singing your favorite hit songs from recent concerts featuring the music of QUEEN, MOTOWN, SONDHIEM, and our favorite POP DIVAS! This is a great way to get to know GMCLA or hear them again for free!

Limited seats are available, so be sure to reserve yours quickly!


PRIDE Festival

PRIDE Festival

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Head outdoors for a fun-filled day of food, music, and entertainment brought to you by the Gender Sexuality & Alliance (GSA) Club.


PRIDE Pajama Themed Movie Night

Movie Night

5:00 - 7:00 PM


Come dressed in your favorite pajamas and join us for a viewing of Love, Simon

Popcorn and snacks will be provided.

LA LGBT Center Field Trip

LGBT Field Trip


Los Angeles LGBT Center
1118 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA  90038

9:30 - 10:00 AM:  Meet at ECC Lot K (In Front of the Marsee Auditorium)
10:00 - 11:00 AM:  Carpool to LA LGBT Center
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: LA LGBT Center Tour
1:00 - 3:00 PM: WeHo Lunch (Not Paid For by ECC)

No organization offers a wider range of services for LGBTQIA+ youth than the Los Angeles LGBT Center.  Students and staff are welcome to attend as we tour the LA LGBT Center to see all of the amazing resources the center has to offer!

If you would like to carpool/caravan to the LA LGBT Center, be sure to meet us on campus at 9:30 AM.  Otherwise, we wil see you there at 11am.

An RSVP is necessary for planning purposes.


PRIDE Prom:  Celebrate Your PRIDE


7:00 - 11:00 PM


Show off your best dance moves as we close out PRIDE Week with ECC's first ever PRIDE Prom!  Come dressed to impress and celebrate your PRIDE.

An RSVP is necessary for planning purposes.


Free LGBTQIA+ Graduation Tassel & Stole

Attention ECC students: Order your FREE LGBTQIA+ graduation tassel and stole for this year's commencement!

Stoles come in white or blue and the tassels are rainbow-colored.

How to Order

Fill out the form by Friday, June 2, 2023

Submit Your Order


Zoom Backgrounds

Zoom LogoJoin the fun and use our Pride Week Zoom backgrounds during any of your Zoom meetings this week!

Download Zoom Backgrounds

El Camino College Pride Week 2023 Committee

This year's Pride Week was organized by the following members of the El Camino College Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club and Social Justice Center:

  • Brianna Smith (they/she/he): English Major
  • Bryce Nozaki (any/all): Musical Theater Major
  • Celina Brown (she/her): Psychology Major
  • Issac Campechano (he/him/his): Psychology Major
  • Kenny Simkins (he/him/his): LGBTQIA Student Success Coordinator 
  • Lili Nemzer (she/her): Biology Major
  • Sarah Leinen (she/her/hers): English & Human Development Adjunct Instructor
  • Shay Chandler (they/he): Psychology Major