Category Archives: News

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2017 Board of Directors Elections

Board of Directors Elections on July 7, at 7PM On Friday, July 7 at the conference room of Glendale Central Library we will hold our annual Board of Directors election meeting.  RSVP on Facebook GALAS has four board positions to fill; one treasurer and three nondescript board members.  Any community member can apply by writing us a one […]

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GALAS 19th Anniversary Cocktail Party!

                You are cordially invited to our 19th Anniversary Cocktail Party at the house garden of GALAS Board President, Armen Abelyan. Help us celebrate 19 years of bringing people together and raising LGBTQ awareness in the Armenian community, and learn about our mission for the future. Date: Saturday, June […]

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GALAS Appears on ARTN/Shant Armenian TV

On Saturday, February 4th and Sunday February 5th, GALAS President Armen Abelyan and one of GALAS’ founding members, MFT Biayna Hairapetian appeared on 2 episodes of ARTN/Shant Armenian TV’s “Introspective” show discussing LGBTQ issues in Armenian communities. This informative interview/discussion is a critical step in bringing visibility to the LGBTQ Armenians among the larger, mainstream […]

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Listen to Me: Los Angeles Film Screening + Discussion

          In association with The Armenian Youth Federation’s (AYF) United Human Rights Council(UHRC), Gay And Lesbian Armenian Society (GALAS) invites you to the Los Angeles screening of ‘Listen to Me: Untold Stories Beyond Hatred’, a documentary about the LGBT community in Armenia (in Armenian with English subtitles). SUNDAY, December 18 at 5:00PM KAVAR […]

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I Know My Life is Not a Crime. I’m Just a Victim of My Time

  When it comes to the Armenian community, LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) allies are the biggest stars in the world. Pride of Armenia; worshiped by all. These are individuals of enormous talents who have contributed immensely to the human culture. Among them is twice Oscar nominated director Atom Egoyan, the director of the Armenian […]

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