Meet some of your favorite artists like Frank Turner, Sleater-Kinney, Lake Street Dive and more and support LGBTQ youth.


Meet some of your favorite artists like Frank Turner, Sleater-Kinney, Lake Street Dive and more and support LGBTQ youth.


TAC takes action for lgbtq equality

Thank you to the Recording Academy / GRAMMYsGRAMMY Museum and GLAAD for letting us be a part of their panel on Tuesday, Jan 21st.

Thank you Carlie HansonCarlos VaraLauren JaureguiCHIKA and Justin Tranter for being the featured LGBTQ+ artists on the panel. They came together to discuss how their queer identities shaped their creative work and how they use their social platforms to foster LGBTQ+ community, activism, and ally-ship.

Thank you to the bright students at Blair High School who came to learn from our experienced artists. Together with Glaad, they discussed LGBTQ+ media training and their individual power to advocate for LGBTQ+ issues online.

A special thanks to Justin D. Joseph from the Recording Academy, and Anthony Ramos from Glaad for helping us host and curate the panel.

📸 Courtesy of the Recording Academy™/photo by Araya Doheny, Getty Images © 2020.

6th Annual Talent Show

We Raised $230,000 for lgbtq youth

On December 12th, The Ally Coalition hosted the Sixth Annual Talent Show, celebrating the sixth year of The Ally Coalition fighting for LGBTQ equality.

Hosted by Rachel Antonoff, we are so fortunate to have the support of the amazing artists who came to fight for LGBTQ rights! This year’s event featured performances from musicians Andrew Dost, Bleachers, Dixie Chicks and Jason Isbell, with comedians Chris Laker, Jacqueline Novac, Mike Birbiglia, and Roy Wood Jr. Our surprise guests were Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, Dev Hynes of Blood Orange and Carly Rae Jepsen!

We hope to continue our tradition of banding together to directly benefit organizations serving queer and trans youth. Thank you to our partners New Alternatives for LGBTQ Youth in New York City & The Door NYC for joining us on this special day!

📸 Taylor Hill 

world pride nyc 2019

feel the pride with TAC x MSFT

Feel the Pride is a global celebration that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. The community-powered experience brings together voices from the global LGBTQI+ community and transforms them into a dynamic tapestry of light and sound. Each unique soundscape is created using samples recorded by St. Vincent and generated directly by your messages. Once guests have experienced the installation, they have the opportunity to take action through signing up online to volunteer, learn more, or donate through LGBTQI+ activist organization GLAAD. The installation is powered by Microsoft AI.


We Raised $200,000 for lgbtq youth

Hosted by Rachel Antonoff, the 5th Talent Show celebrated five years of The Ally Coalition fighting for equality, pushing for representation, and bringing issues like youth homelessness to the forefront. The memorable night at Town Hall featured performances by Bleachers, Hayley Kiyoko, Mitski, Jacqueline Novak, Regina Spektor, Sasheer Zamata, and a guest appearance from Taylor Swift. Proceeds from the evening benefited New Alternatives for LGBTQ+ Homeless Youth and many more of local partners across the United States.

📸 Taylor Hill 




Help us in the fight for equality for LGBTQ youth. Your support goes directly to the youth we serve. With your help, we’ve built wellness centers for at-risk youth, funded housing for young people with no place to go, provided winter jackets to youth experiencing homelessness, and so much more. Together we can #end40percent



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