We exist to strengthen the quality of life for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex persons, their families and friends through support, education and advocacy. We uphold a society that embraces social diversity through love and respect for all.
GALA and DPHSS Partner for HIV/STI Monthly Testing
GALA and the Dept. of Public Health & Social Services, STD/HIV/HEP Program will be offering free HIV testing and STI screening once a month at the GALA Office above Submarina in Barrigada. Please call Hannah at 671-969-5483 for more information or visit our Instagram, Facebook or Twitter pages for upcoming test dates.
GALA TO OFFER ALL DAY SUMMER CAMPS
GALA's annual summer camps will be offered as an all day camp at three locations on island. Summer camp is free and open to children and youth ages 8-15. To register call Hannah at 671-969-5483. GALA's summer camp program is funded by a grant from Prugraman Pinilan from the Guam Economic Development Authority. (Click here for registration form)
Storytelling for Empowerment
For over 8 years, GALA has been offering it's signature substance use/suicide prevention program, lead by staff and peer educators that utilize the Storytelling for Empowerment curriculum developed by the WHEEL Council of Arizona. Over the years, the organization has adapted the program to meet the unique needs of our island and culture. Over hundreds of youth have participated in Storytelling for Empowerment workshops. Workshops have been offered through partnerships with the Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Department of Education Student Support Services, GHURA, Ironwood Estates and various other entities. Storytelling for Empowerment workshops are fun and interactive and facilitated to train individuals.