The mission of the award-winning Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC is to entertain through excellent musical performance, to affirm the place of gay people in society, and to educate about the gay experience.
DC’s Different Drummers is the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area’s music organization for the LGBT community, family and friends with several performing groups including the Capitol Pride Symphonic Band (CPSB), Capitol Pride Winds, DC Swing! big band, DCDD Marching Band, Pep Band, and several small ensembles.
Gay District is a community-based organization focused on building understanding of gay culture and personal identity, awareness of community events and civil rights for gay, bi, trans, queer and questioning (GBTQQ) men between the ages of 18 to 35 in the Washington DC metropolitan area.
Reel Affirmations is Washington DC’s international LGBT film festival. Since its first festival, Reel Affirmations has grown to include a companion Pride Film Festival, special screenings throughout the year with a variety of community partnerships, and a grant program to support LGBT filmmakers.
DCMovieBears is a social activity group for gay and bisexual men and their friends in the DC Metropolitan area. We get together every Wednesday night to see a movie at a local movie theatre. We often meet either before the movie for dinner or after for dessert or coffee.
We began as the DC Area Feminist Chorus, were known as Bread and Roses Feminist Singers from 1983 to the fall of 2009, and became Fortissima in October 2009. We have the same committment to music and social justice regardless of the name. We are open to all sopranos and altos, regardless of gender, and without audition.