Resources for Music Teachers & Curriculum Specialists
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Music on the Safe Schools Coalition Website
Listen to songs right here on our website that relate to the issues we offer resources on, and that are linked to specific resource pages. http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/RG-music-onthe-SSCwebsite.html
An Interview with Caushun, the Gay Rapper: http://www.youthresource.com/ourlives/media/caushun.cfm
Lesbian and Gay Country Music Association: http://www.lgcma.com/
"Gay Pop Music: Three Albums Reflect the Rise of Gay Civil Rights" June 22, 2003 NPR story: http://www.npr.org/display_pages/features/feature_1306240.html
Outmusic: a network of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered musicians and supporters: http://www.outmusic.com
Out Voice: "your gateway to out music": http://www.outvoice.net
Turn It Down: A Campaign Against White Power Music -- includes a Resource Kit, free online with advice for students, teachers, parents, bands and the music industry. Go to: http://turnitdown.newcomm.org
Listen to Youth Pride Chorus sing their anthem "Cheer On"
Youth Pride Chorus sings the official YPC anthem "Cheer On"
at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York.
Words by Wes Webb, Music by Our Lady J (03:19)
Listen to Youth Pride Chorus post-show interviews
Singers of Youth Pride Chorus interviewed after Somebody To Love
at The Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York (01:44)
The Youth Pride Chorus: a program combining the program specialties of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York. It is a completely free program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender young people and their allies between the ages of 14-21. Participants learn choral music in weekly rehearsals and perform in concerts here at The Center and on the road. Auditions for the Youth Pride Chorus are held in September and January.“Perhaps one of the greatest emotional pains any person can experience is that of being isolated and ostracized,” says Richard D. Burns, executive director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. “The Youth Pride Chorus has the ability to break isolation so many LGBT youth confront. The community supports young people by supporting the Youth Pride Chorus.”
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