GALA-ND/SMC is the Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College. Our group numbers over 1000 members, including LGBT alumni/ae, faculty and staff from the schools, as well as many straight supporters.
The purpose of GALA-ND/SMC is to:
- Promote solidarity and friendship among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender graduates, former students, and friends of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College;
- Provide financial and moral support to OutreachND, AllianceND and Feminist Collective, and other groups which support GALA's mission;
- Sponsor, direct, and participate in activities of any nature including charitable, educational, spiritual, and athletic, which further the interests of lesbian and gay alumni and friends of the two schools;
- Improve communication with University and College officials; and
- Increase the visibility of gay and lesbian alumni at Notre Dame, Saint Mary's, and nationwide.
View GALA's Constitution here