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Meet Our Youth

The first North American LGBT youth chorus was formed in Vancouver British Columbus in 2001. Glass Youth Choir is not currently performing but here is a list of current GALA Youth Choruses.

Bridging Voices LGBTQ and ALLIED Youth Chorus
Portland, OR
Founded 2013
http://bridgingvoices.org
E-mail: info [at] bridgingvoices.org

Diverse Harmony
Seattle, WA
Founded 2002
http://www.diverseharmony.org
E-mail: info [at] diverseharmony.org

GenOUT Chorus
Washington, DC
Founded 2015
https://gmcw.org/genout
E-mail: cpheins [at] gmcw.org

Major Minors
Nashville, TN
Founded 2017
https://www.nashvilleinharmony.org/majorminors.html
E-mail: majorminors [at] nashvilleinharmony.org

Omaggio Youth Chorus
Phoenix, AZ
Founded 2012
https://www.phoenixmenschorus.org/about/
E-mail: artisticdirector [at] gcpaphx.org

SingOUTKC: Pride Youth Chorus
Kansas City, MO
Founded 2019
https://www.fcpakc.org/youth-chorus
E-mail: info [at] fcpakc.org

THEM Youth Ensemble
Tucson, AZ
Founded 2018
https://www.facebook.com/themyouthensemble/
E-mail: youth [at] reveillemenschorus.org

Youth Pride Chorus
New York, NY
Founded 2003
http://www.youthpridechorus.org
E-mail: youth [at] gaycenter.org

Meet Our Youth

Statistics from PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
  • 97% of all high school students hear anti-gay slurs daily
  • 40% of GLBT students have never seen anyone intervene in anti-gay harassment
  • GLBT youth are five times more likely to skip school because they are feeling unsafe on route to or at school
  • One out of four youth that comes out to his/her parents is kicked out of the home