Asian Queer Choirs: a Perspective in 2018
Asian Queer Choirs: a Perspective in 2018
Asian Queer Choirs: a Perspective in 2018
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 3 – Full Coalition
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 3 – Full Coalition
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 3 – Full Coalition
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 2 – Choir Behind Bars
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 2 – Choir Behind Bars
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 2 – Choir Behind Bars
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 1 - Choral Feminism
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 1 - Choral Feminism
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 1 - Choral Feminism
More than Festival, a Mission in Action
More than Festival, a Mission in Action
More than Festival, a Mission in Action

U.S. Senate confirms First Openly Gay Federal Appellate Judge

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by GALA Communications LGBTQ News Briefs No Comments

from lgbtqnation.com — The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Todd M. Hughes to serve as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, making him the first openly gay person to serve as a federal appellate judge. Read More


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Author Interview – Stacy Horn, Imperfect Harmony

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by GALA Communications GALA Articles 1 Comment

GALA Choruses had a chance recently to interview author Stacy Horn about her new book Imperfect Harmony. Why do we sing? For Stacy Horn, singing in a community choir–the Choral Society of Grace Church in New York–is the one thing in her life that never fails to take her to a transcendent place and remind […]


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Toronto LGBT Honours “International Day of Solidarity”

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013 by GALA Communications LGBTQ News Briefs No Comments

from Barry Dennison at huffpost As President Obama met with gay, lesbians, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Russia last week, after the recent G20 Summit, on September 8, 2013, the world was mobilizing in a grassroots movement with marches here in Toronto, cities in the United States, England, Germany, Sweden, Brazil, the Philippines, and many other […]


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Shining Jazzy Chorus – Video from Beijing

Posted on: September 20th, 2013 by Eric Lane Barnes GALA Articles No Comments

Beijing Video from Eric Lane Barnes on Vimeo. After Chen, Roy, Faye and I met with Ambassador Gary Locke we spent a few hours debriefing about the meeting, the concert, and the future of the Shining Jazzy Chorus. Faye (who has been one of the music directors of the group) said to me, “Before you […]


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San Francisco Celebrates LGBT History

Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by GALA Communications LGBTQ News Briefs No Comments

From the Advocate: Out of the Past: Celebrating LGBT History in San Francisco took place in the City by the Bay earlier this month, bringing together nearly 500 attendees who gathered at the historic Old Mint for a look at San Francisco’s unique queer history and culture. Several important speakers were on hand, including Zoe […]


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Chorus dues – You gotta love ‘em!

Posted on: September 13th, 2013 by Teddy Basham-Witherington GALA Articles No Comments

As choruses gather after the summer hiatus, many singers will be faced with the annual dues question and quietly (or not so quietly) grumbling. If I were to ask you if you would like to pay dues the answer might be ‘no.’ Who, after all, ‘enjoys’ paying for anything? So why do our choruses request […]


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GALA History – COAST 1983

Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by GALA Communications LGBTQ News Briefs No Comments

Here’s a window into GALA’s past. This large group photo was taken at COAST (Come Out and Sing Together) in 1983 at Lincoln Center in New York City. COAST brought together 1,200 individuals from 12 choruses from around the US for the first National Gay and Lesbian Choral Festival. All delegates sang in mass choir conducted […]


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