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OUR MISSION

To create musical experiences that strengthen our role as a leader among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) and performing arts organizations, enrich our member-artists, support LGBT youth, challenge homophobia, and expose new communities to our message of equality.

OUR VISION

GMCLA SINGS FOR A FUTURE FREE FROM HOMOPHOBIA AND ALL OTHER DISCRIMINATION

COMMUNITY

Creating and nurturing our community of artists, the LGBTQ community, and the Los Angeles community.

EXCELLENCE

Performance, musicianship, artistry, and outreach.

STRENGTH

Strengthening organizational sustainability by building audiences and cultivating funders.

LEGACY

40+ years of success and survival as a community united in song.

OUR
VALUES

EXPANSION

Continuing to expand GMCLA’s Community Outreach programs – Alive Music Project, our partnership with the Arts for Healing and Justice Network, and our newest involvement: the Partnership for LA Schools.

CREATIVITY

Embracing risk, innovation, and passionate performances that communicate with our modern world.

EQUALITY

Bringing people together and serving as a voice for equality for all people.

TRANSFORMATION

Changing hearts and minds through our compelling performances and the power of music.