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AYA Trip To Sicily with Yale GALA: June 2015
June 6-13, 2015The AYA LGBT Trip to Sicily with Professors George Chauncey and Ron Gregg: Unveiling Sicily's History, Food and Wines with Yale GALA.  More info contact Mickey Dobbs (Mickey.Dobbs@yale.edu)
Jim Brudner '83 Prize-Winner and Lectures
Congrats to Richard Dyer (UK Filmmaker) as the 2014-15 Jim Brudner '83 Prize-Winner.  Lectures Wed 9-10 (at Yale) and Thurs 9-11 (in NYC)




1. Monday, Sept 22, 2014, 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Welcome to NYC. (Re)Connect with Yale Alumni, at the Yale Club of NYC, 50 Vanderbilt Ave, Roof, Free entry.

Monday, October 6, 2014, 6-8:30 pm. LBT Women's Mixer at Bamboo 52. 
150 W. 17th Street (bet 6th & 7th Aves).  Free entry (all night), 2-for-1 drinks 6-7 pm.  RSVP to attend.


3. Thursday, Oct 2, 6-10 pm. Pool Party.  Expected to be mostly / all men.

4. Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 7-9 pm.  Return to Harlem (La Bodega 47 Social Club) for LGBTQ Mixer, free entry, cash bar, lovely space, all welcome.

5.Thurs, Nov 6, 6-8:30 pm. Panel and Networking Reception on LGBTQ Rights in the Workplace. Details TBA. 

6. Thurs, Nov 20, 6:30 - 9 pm. LGBTQ Fall Dinner at People Restaurant (163 Allen). We have the whole restaurant. With Gail Freedman (groundbreaking film on same-sex ballroom dancing) and Andrew Lear (Classicist, speaking on LGBT historical figures portrayed at the UK's National Portrait Gallery). $30 advance, $40 walk-in. This will be a great dinner.  http://goo.gl/uBmeJS

7. Friday, January 16, 2015 (Friday of MLK Weekend). LGBTQ GALA Night at the Rubin Art Museum (150 W. 17th St, NYC).  Free entry, 2-for-1 drinks 6-7 pm.  Last time over 500 people attended (250 women and 250 men). 

8. Every Monday Night (Sept 22, 29, Oct 6, 20, 27), 79 pm.  LGBT Salsa Dance Night.  At People (163 Allen St). Cost $12 to dance, cash bar (happy hour specials), free to watch. Organized by Rachel Schnipper and Shawn Cowls.
RSVP appreciated (optional): http://goo.gl/xFktt

New Haven, CT

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


Richard Dyer (UK Filmmaker) gives Jim Brudner '83 Prize-Winning Lecture on Wed 9-10, 4:30 pm at Yale. http://lgbts.yale.edu/brudner

Philadelphia, PA


San Francisco,

1. Tuesday, Sept 23, 8 pm. Interview with Charles Busch at the New Conservatory Theater Center.  $25. Reservations required. Contact NCTC Box Office (415-861-8972) or boxoffice@nctcsf.org

2.Thurs Sept 25, 8-10 pm. Rosh Hashanah Reception with Yale GALA and Eli Mishpacha.  Free. In Glen Park (not far from Glen Park BART Station). A Group will be leaving from Downtown: e-mail Mickey (Mickey.dobbs@yale.edu) to join.

RSVP here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/elis-mishpacha-and-yale-gala-rosh-hashanah-reception-tickets-12857592405

Los Angeles, CA


Washington, DC

Thurs, Oct 2, 6-8 pm. Fall LGBT Mixer at Number 9 (1434 P St NW, DC), Free entry, cash bar, RSVP appreciated:

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.

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