GALAS

GALAS screening: THE NORMAL HEART

The Normal HeartPotluck – Movie – Discussion

Saturday, September 27
4PM to 6PM
All Saints Forum

This excellent documentary is based on the largely autobiographical play by Larry Kramer. It focuses on the rise of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City between 1981 and 1984, as seen through the eyes of writer/activist Ned Weeks, the gay Jewish-American founder of a prominent HIV advocacy group.

After the film we will discuss HIV-AIDS issues in 2014.

No RSVP required. Email galas@allsaints-pas.org for info.

Praying in Color

Praying in Color

Come learn a new way to pray!

Reasons to pray in color:
1) You want to pray but words escape you.
2) Your body wants to be part of your prayer
3) Staying focused in prayer is a challenge

Please RSVP to galas@allsaints-pas.org so we know how many set-ups we will need.

GALAS Event: BRIDEGROOM Screening

BridegroomPotluck – Movie – Discussion

Sunday, August 24
12:30PM to 3PM
All Saints Forum

Join us for lunch and an award-winning documentary. This poignant and enraging true story opens a window onto the issue of marriage equality like no speech or lecture ever will. An accidental death leads to a loving and committed partner finding himself completely shut out and ostracized without legal recourse.

Discussion following will be let by a lawyer who will educate us so we don’t find ourselves in a similar situation.

RSVP not required; Email galas@allsaints-pas.org for info.

GALAS presents “Diagnosing Difference,” July 20, 12:30PM

Come enjoy a meal with GALAS as we screen the award-winning documentary “Diagnosing Difference.”

This film provides not only a real portrayal of the diversity of gender identities within transgender communities, it also takes the medical and mental health professions head on with compelling historical facts, contemporary debates and personal narratives. “Diagnosing Difference” features interviews with 13 diverse scholars, activists and artists who identify on the trans spectrum (transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, and gender variant) about the impact and implications of the Gender Identity Disorder (GID) on their lives and communities.

H. Adam Ackley will facilitate a discussion after the viewing.

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GALAS Discussion Group: “Embracing All of Me”

“Embracing All of Me: Affirming and Integrating My Spirituality and Sexuality”

Starts Thursday, May 15th (7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
Runs through July 17 (10 weeks)

This GALAS discussion group deals with issues surrounding acceptance and the life-long process of coming out. Each week, topics which lend themselves to the sharing of personal stories, struggles, and successes in living out your life as LGBTQ man or woman will be discussed. These discussion groups will have something to offer regardless of where you find yourself on the road to acceptance and integration of your spirituality with your sexuality. This 10-week group will be a closed group, with no new admittances beyond the start date and only a limited number of spaces available.

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