Objectives include increasing awareness of sexuality and music in the academy, promoting contact among music scholars working in LGBTQ studies, and establishing a forum for the presentation of such research
National service organization for ensemble music professionals
Created the Composers Equity Project, a database of ALAANA composers who have been historically under-represented in their commissioning program. The acronym ALAANA indicates composers who identify as African/Black, Latinx, Asian/South Asian, Arab/Middle Eastern, and Native American. The list also includes women and gender non-conforming composers.
GALA Choruses leads the North American LGBT choral movement, and includes more than 190 member choruses (10,000 singers)
Offers its members networking opportunities and Discussion Groups, an annual Leadership Symposium, a full array of administrative support, and a sizeable Online Resource Library, in addition to its signature event: the quadrennial LGBTQ Music Festival