VIP Pre-Show – 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT

Awards Show – 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT

Streaming virtually – enjoy the celebration from the comfort of your home!


This year’s distinguished honorees are:

2021 Presidents Award

Ginger Jacobs

Longtime member of BCC,
Community activist & tireless volunteer

2021 Rabbi Erwin & Agnes Herman Humanitarian Award

Steven Schmitt & Paul Bellaff, Kyle Young & Steven Salton

Schmitt-Young Group at Morgan Stanley,
Visionary philanthropists to LGBTQ+ communities
(in photo, left to right: Paul Bellaff, Steven Schmitt, Kyle Young, Steven Salton)


With Performances by:

Shoshana Bean, Singer / Songwriter and Broadway star of Wicked and Waitress

Mayim Bialik, Award-winning actress and star of Blossom and The Big Bang Theory, producer and best-selling author.

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles premiering a song recorded in honor of our 50th Anniversary.

Judy Gold, Stand Up Comic, Emmy and GLAAD Media Award winner

Juval Porat, BCC’s Cantor, Choral Director, Musician and Songwriter

Adam Kulbersh, Our Event Host; Comedian, Actor and BCC Member

Nicole Parker, A regular on Fox’s MadTV, Actress and Vocalist

Keala Settle, Tony Award winner and Co-Star of The Greatest Showman with Hugh Jackman

Mick Simeone, Musician, songwriter and founder of the alt-rock band Indigo Mane will perform at the VIP Pre-Show.


Stay tuned for more surprises to be announced as we get closer to the event.

Sponsorships, Tickets & Tribute Ads

We would like to thank our generous Vision Awards sponsors and premium ticketholders.
Please join them in supporting BCC.


Presenting Sponsors ($50,000+):
Steven Schmitt & Paul Bellaff
Kyle Young & Steven Salton
Schmitt-Young Group at Morgan Stanley

Sapphire ($10,000):
Robin Berkovitz & Laurie Newman
Marsha Epstein & Aviyah Farkas
Jerry Hanson & Les Zendle
Brett Trueman

Emerald ($7,500):
Steve Hochstadt & Steve Sass

Ruby ($5,000):
Allison Diamant

Topaz ($3,000):
Ahavah Brooks
Ira Dankberg & Rob Schoenberger
Diane Goodman & Nicolasa Nevarez
Jay Jacobs
Mark Miller
Larry Nathenson
Eldon Teper

Premium Ticketholders

Platinum ($1,000):
Tamara Kline
Bruce Maxwell
Maggie & Dave Parkhurst
Arthur Slepian
Jeff Soref

Silver ($500):
Lee Alhadeff
Adam Barron
Steve Bryan
Edward Casson
Marguerita DeLuca
Albert Epstein
Mark Farber
Wilma Friedman
Donna & Cecilia Quigley Groman
Dean Hansell
Sarah Holmes
Joanne Laipson
David Levy
Stephen Licker
Deborah Lowe
Michael Main
Stan Notkin & Bruce Warner
Jim Potter & Michelle Huneven
Lea Rosendahl
Elizabeth Savage & Roxy Bickerstaff
Connor Stone
James Sutherland
Judith Traum
Arline Vogel
Ronnie Wexler
Elise Zimmerman
& the Bubbe Bunch

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact event chair, Brett Trueman, at

Beth Chayim Chadashim

Founded in 1972 as the world’s first lesbian and gay synagogue, today Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC) is an inclusive Jewish community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people, our families, friends, and allies