The name and subtle mission directions of our organization have changed over time, but since 1973 here at IUP a visible and active student presence has advocated on behalf of the GLBT community.
Pride Alliance – October 7, 1999 to Current .
Renamed to include transgender issues
BiGALA – May 12, 1994 to October 6, 1999 .
Renamed to include bisexual individuals
GALA – September 1992 to May 12, 1994 .
New gay and lesbian student group
Students for Lesbian and Gay Rights -1986ish to ?
Students for Gay Rights (SGR) -1984-1986ish
IUP Students for Gay Rights – Fall 1977 to possibly Spring 1984?
Homophiles of IUP – 1973 to 1977
More to come…
If you have a story about Pride Alliance’s history, please feel free to post it in the comments below or email us!
WANTED: Student Historian for Pride Alliance
If you know of anyone who would be interested in researching and compiling a history of Pride Alliance, please let us know who!