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LGBT Trip to Cuba. December 27, 2013 - Jan 4, 2014

DEC 27, 2013 – JAN 4, 2014. The AYA LGBT TRIP TO CUBA with Professors George Chauncey and Ron Gregg, sponsored by Yale GALA, was very successful.

Explore Cuba’s cultural heritage and LGBT life with Professors Chauncey and Gregg plus Yale alumni and friends.  www.yaleedtravel.org/cubalgbt1



1. Friday, Jan 17, 6-9 pm. LGBT GALA Night at the Rubin Art Museum, 150 W. 17th Street (bet 6th & 7th Aves).  Free entry (all night), 2-for-1 drinks 6-7 pm. 

Great art + fun mixer. Last year over 400 people attended; 200 women. Take an hour to enjoy our mixer and miss the holiday traffic out of the city (MLK weekend).  We have over 140 RSVPs so far.

More info: http://www.yalegala.org/article.html?aid=222. 
RSVP (optional) for spiffy nametag: http://goo.gl/xFktt

2. Fri, January 24, 6-8:30 pm. LBT Women’s Dinner at Cho Cho San, 15 W. 8th Street, NY.  We return for a casual Japanese dinner with 40 women. Mix and mingle with old and new friends. Cost: your actual food and drink from menu.
RSVP REQUIRED (because the room seats only 40):
natasha@yalegalaevents.org or call 201-435-2332


Thurs, Feb 13, 7:30 – 9 pm.  New Event – LGBT Salsa Dance Night.  At Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St (bet 6th & 7th Streets). Cost $18 (cash only), BYOB.  Organized by Rachel Schnipper and Shawn Cowls.
http://tigernet.princeton.edu/~ffr-gala/Events2014/140213NYC.html . 
RSVP appreciated (optional): http://goo.gl/xFktt

Thurs, Feb 20, time tba (probably 6-8 pm or 6:30 – 8:30).  LGBT All GALA Fireside Cocktails in Midtown.   Location TBA (give us a few days).  Cost: free.  RSVP to: http://goo.gl/xFktt
Organized by FFR/Princeton BTGALA
and proudly announced by Yale GALA.
URL GOES HERE.  Please check website (or e-mail) in a few days for details.

5. Friday, April 18, 6:30 – 9:30 pm.  LBT Women’s Mixer at the Yale Club of NYC, 50 Vanderbilt Ave. Meet 100’s of smart women at this elegant event. 

Cost: $40 ($20 student rate, any school with ID), cash only at the door.  Includes open bar (beer, wine, juice, soda) and substantial buffet of hors d’oeuvres and food. 

RSVP (no cost, no pre-payment) REQUIRED, if you aren’t a Club member (Yale or other Ivy Club). RSVPs open Jan 20:  http://goo.gl/puwUmk

Save-the-date: Tues, July 1. 6-9 pm.  (The Tuesday after Pride).  LGBT POST-PRIDE MIXER at the YALE CLUB of NYC, 50 Vanderbilt Ave (across from Grand Central Station). 

Cost: $40 ($20 students and 2014 grads, any school with ID), cash only at the door.  Advance RSVP REQUIRED (no cost, no pre-payment); RSVPs open Feb 1. http://www.yalegala.org/article.html?aid=224

New Haven, CT

Yale LGBT Studies Calendar (New Haven Events; mostly academic):


Philadelphia, PA

1. Saturday, Feb 15, 8-10 pm.  New Event – Philly GALA House Party.  At the

gracious home of Chris McAdams (511 N Broad, Apt #503, Philadelphia PA). 

Cost: No cover, snacks and beverages thanks to Chris.  Feel free to bring something

(food or beverage) to share. Thanks to Melanie Orpen (co-host from FFR/Princeton

BTGALA), PennGALA, Cornell and Stanford Pride.

RSVP appreciated:  http://goo.gl/xFktt  

More info: http://tigernet.princeton.edu/~ffr-gala/Events2014/140215Phil.html

Palo Alto and
San Francisco,

Los Angeles, CA


Washington, DC


Boston, MA


Hong Kong

There are regular events in Hong Kong now.  Please join the list or e-mail Natasha@yalegalaevents.org for more info.

Thurs Feb 21, 7:30-9:30 pm.  3rd LGBT All-Ivy & Friends Mixer at T:ME Bar
(Time Bar), 65 Hollywood Road, Hong Kong 2332 6565. Cost: no cover, cash bar. happy hour. http://tigernet.princeton.edu/~ffr-gala/Events2013/130221HongKong.html

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The main website www.yalegala.org is not now accepting new event listings, due to a software issue

And, all the e-mails to yalegala.org have been DOWN (not working) since October 4, 2012, due to the changeover to the software Alumni Magnet.  Ben & Mickey are working on fixing.

To reach someone at Yale GALA, please e-mail the old e-mail but at YaleGalaEvents.org.
E.g. Natasha@YaleGalaEvents.org.  Ben@YaleGalaEvents.org   Etc

Do NOT E-mail Natasha@YaleGala.org, Mickey@YaleGALA.org, etc., as these e-mails DO NOT ARRIVE.


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