Authors

Megan Hendrix

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-2015

Keywords

Community Pride Reporter, Ferry Beach, Ferry Beach Park Association, Gay Men’s Conference, Gay Men’s Groups, GAYLA, LGBT Articles, LGBT Periodicals, Unitarian Universalist

Abstract

Description:

GAYLA is a brotherhood of gay and bisexual men, “expressly designed to provide mutual support, nurturance, friendship, loving, and mentoring of one another,” in order to maximize personal and collective growth. It meets annually for a week in the summer at Ferry Beach in Saco, Maine. The brothers sustain their spirit through the year by organizing periodic winter reunions, area social events and pot-lucks; publishing a newsletter; and establishing a virtual network through email and a GAYLA brothers only Yahoo group. The Archives contains documents and artifacts from the annual conferences, including photographs, audio cassettes, video cassettes, schedules, planning and evaluation papers.

Date Range:

1980-2005

Size of Collection:

2 ft.

Comments

Provenance:

The GAYLA Archives were donated by Theodore J. Kerecz in December 2006.

Ownership and Literary Rights:

The GAYLA Archives are the physical property of the University of Southern Maine Libraries. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the creator or her/his legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the Head of Special Collections.

For further information, consult the Head of Special Collections, susie.bock@maine.edu

 
 

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