David Mixner To Receive Lifetime Legend Award At GMCLA 40/STONEWALL 50 Concert
by BWW News Desk Jun. 21, 2019
Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA), one of the country’s longest-running and largest LGBTQ arts organizations, will honor David Mixner, a leader in LGBTQ and civil rights for the past 60 years with its Lifetime Legend award for six decades of activism, service, and leadership, at its upcoming gala: GMCLA 40/STONEWALL 50 on August 16, 2019, at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. This Concert and Gala will be a mil estone event which concludes GMCLA’s 40th anniversary season and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York City.
David Mixner, has been a leader in American politics and LGBTQ Rights for the last 60 years. In addition to his fight for gay rights, he is a Vietnam War era anti-war activist, a civil rights activist, an HIV/AIDS advocate, and a best-selling author of three books. David was once named by Newsweek the most powerful gay man in America due to his political activism and influence.
Lou Spisto, GMCLA’s Executive Director stated “as we celebrate a half century of activism- both GMCLA’s and the heroes of, and since, Stonewall, honoring David Mixner is so right. David is a pioneer, hero, and legend, in our community and many others for the past six decades. And we are truly thankful to Hyundai Motor America for their generous Presenting Sponsorship of this concert and gala. This is the company’s second major sponsorship in the past several months and we could not be more grateful.”
Single Tickets to the concert for the general public will go on sale July 6 at the Walt Disney Hall Box office. For more information on Gala Ticket packages and sponsorship opportunities, please email GMCLA at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (424) 239-6506.