Gay and Lesbian Association at MUN

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Gay and Lesbian Association at MUN


GALA was a student organization formed in 1987 at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN). The organization eventually evolved into SAGA which is still an active society at MUN today.

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Article about the development of GALA, the Gay and Lesbian Association for students at Memorial University. The article highlights the purpose and importance of and need for the organization, and mentions that they are awaiting ratification at the…

"Prejudice and assault: Is this a university?"
Article in The Muse describing an attack on a homosexual student (John) that occurred in June 1986. Author calls for donations and support for Memorial University of Newfoundland's Gay and Lesbian Association.

Article in MUN's student newspaper, The Muse, describing that The Memorial University Gay and Lesbian Association (MUNGALA) will not be ratified by the Council of the Student's Union in the coming year, but will remain active on campus. Author…

MUNGALA Ratified
In a newspaper article from the MUSE, the author describes the ratification of MUN'S first queer group: Memorial University Gay and Lesbian Association. They ran into some administrative trouble at first because their executive had a non student…

"AIDS Committee Needs More Support"
Article on page three of The Summer Muse describing St. John's first participation in the International Candlelight and AIDS Mobilization, a march to remember those who have died and encourage others with the virus to carry on. The article also…
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