Throughout the year, TAC produces events to create awareness, raise money and build action. From service projects to panels to intimate evening performances featuring comedy and music, TAC creates meaningful experiences for fans and artists to support LGBTQ youth.
MUNA Service Project
We worked with MUNA to set up a pre-show service project with Every Body Texas, where 15 fans came together to pack repro kits for folks in TX to help folks access reproductive healthcare. We packed over 500 kits before the show.
TAC worked with OutLeadership, the Tennessee Pride Chamber, and BMI to engage business leaders in Nashville in the fight to protect the LGBTQ community in TN. They learned more about how they could use their influence and voices to stand with the trans community and...
TAC worked with The Looking Out Foundation to build social impact for Love Rising, a benefit concert in Nashville put together in direct response to anti-trans and anti-LGBTQ legislation. The show raised $550K for organizations...
A Celebration of Arts and Literacy at MCAC
David held a discussion, informal Q&A, and book signing with folks of all ages from the LGBTQ community who came together to celebrate and analyze the book, LGBTQ representation in literature, and discuss censorship and book bans that are sweeping through the...
A Discussion of “Two Boys Kissing” at MCAA
TAC worked with Magic City Acceptance Center, Magic City Acceptance Academy, and award winning YA author David Levithan to bring a weekend of LGBTQ centered arts and literacy programming to LGBTQ youth and the LGBTQ community in Birmingham. David...
TAC worked with artists, labels, and brands like Bartees Strange, Low Cut Connie, Nettwerk, and the Brooklyn Bowl to amplify current LGBTQ issues in Texas. TAC invited local Texas organization, the Transgender Education Network...
Grammy In the Schools Fest
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 07: Moore Kismet, Ambar Lucid, DreBae, and JORDY speak with Jessica Vaughn at GRAMMY In The Schools Fest – LGBTQ Panel at The GRAMMY Museum on March 07, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for The...
Grammy Week: LGBTQ Voices in Music
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 31: Zolita Ramirez, Cristal Ramirez, Durand Bernarr, Victoria Canal, Miki Ratsula, and Angelica Ross speak onstage at Backstage Pass: LGBTQ Panel & Performance Presented by Ally Coalition hosted by the GRAMMY Museum at The GRAMMY...
8th Annual Talent Show
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19: Weyes Blood, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, Jack Antonoff, Matt Healy, and Trey Anastasio perform at the 8th Annual Ally Coalition Talent Show at NYU Skirball Center on December 19, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty...
Day of Services
TAC collaborated w/ local organizations serving LGBTQ youth to provide essential services. We created a community space to receive a hot meal,coffee from Bluestone Lane, snacks and chocolate from Pipcorn and Tony's Chocoloney and connect with peers and outreach staff...
Royal and the Serpent Service Project
We worked with Royal and the Serpent to invite 10 fans to volunteer at Safe Place for Youth in Venice, CA. Fans helped spruce up SPY's community garden, enjoyed a meal straight from the garden,...
Lost Evenings V
We joined Frank Turner at the fifth Lost Evenings Festival in Berlin. The four day festival included incredible music, panels about music, activism, gender equity and other amazing topics, a service project with a local organization, and nightly raffles that raised...
Bleachers Service Project – Los Angeles
We had our fourth “Tonight we’re gonna do a little better” pre-show service project in Los Angeles at The Forum! We packed over 400 care kits for Safe Place for Youth to support LGBTQ youth.
Bleachers Service Project – Red Rocks
We had our third “Tonight we’re gonna do a little better” pre-show service project in Denver! We packed over 400 care kits for Out Boulder to support LGBTQ youth.
Bleachers Service Project – Austin
Last week, we had our second “Tonight we’re gonna do a little better” pre-show service project in Austin! We packed reproductive health kits with Every Body Texas - kits are being sent to folks across the state of Texas in direct response to SB 8,...
Bleachers Service Project at Roadrunner
In Boston, we launched our "Tonight we're gonna do a little better" pre-show service projects. Huge thanks to Roadrunner, Bleachers, and the fans that came together to pack over 400 care packages full of essential items for Y2Y to support youth experiencing...
Brooklyn Bowl Family Reunion
We were invited out to the Brooklyn Bowl Family Reunion shows at SXSW to amplify the organizations serving trans youth (and the LGBTQ community) in Texas and talk to folks about trans issues in Texas.
Saddest Factory Records Corporate Retreat
We joined Saddest Factory Records and their artists for their showcase at SXSW and invited out Transgender Education Network of Texas and Equality Texas to table and talk to fans about how they can support the trans community in Texas.
Nettwerk Showcase at SXSW
We joined Nettwerk and their artists for their showcase at SXSW and invited out Transgender Education Network of Texas and Equality Texas to table and talk to folks about the state of trans rights in Texas.
Drive-By Truckers Service Project in Tulsa
Before the Drive-By Truckers show in Tulsa, fans came together to pack care kits for Youth Services of Tulsa to support youth experiencing homelessness in the Tulsa area.
Lost Evenings IV
We joined Frank Turner at the fourth Lost Evenings Festival in London, UK. The four day festival included incredible music, panels about music, activism, gender equity and other amazing topics, a service project with a local food bank, and nightly raffles that...
Shadow of the City 2021
Shadow of the City in Asbury Park, NJ was a blast - we invited out local New Jersey LGBTQ organizations like Garden State Equality and Headcount registered 290 fans to vote. We raised over $9K to support the organizations on the ground in Texas fighting the abortion...
Republic Records Lunch and Learn
Shequida led a conversation with Kat Cunning, Ryland James and Nora Huppert from Lambda Legal.
Claud and Frances Forever IG Live with Headcount
Claud and Frances Forever talked with Headcount about the challenges of voting when trans and nonbinary.
Grandson IG Live
Grandson hosted a conversation with Safe Place for Youth to talk about their work and how fans can help the local LGBTQ community during Pride.
7th Annual Talent Show
On December 21st, The Ally Coalition hosted the Seventh Annual Talent Show virtually for the first time, live exclusively on Twitch. Hosted by Rachel Antonoff, we are so fortunate to have the support of the amazing artists who came together to fight for LGBTQ...
Chloe Moriondo: A Far Away Friend Zoom Meetup
Choe Moriondo hosted a Zoom meetup with guests from Lambda Legal and the Ruth Ellis Center in Detroit, MI to talk about the issues that the LGBTQ community faces. Watch the full livestream here.
Grammy Museum: Celebrating Music With Pride
On July 21st, we joined The Grammy Museum for Celebrating Music With Pride, a special pre-taped discussion honoring the 50th anniversary of the first Pride march. Panelists included Perfume Genius, Lynn Gunn (PRVIS), Zebra Katz, Donna Missal, Shamir, and Shawnee.
TAC is so grateful to have been a beneficiary of this year’s Stonewall Day, a global livestream event benefiting organizations serving the LGBTQ+ community impacted by Covid-19. Appearances included Barack Obama, Taylor Swift, Nico Tortorella, and more.
Calling All Crows Virtual Service Project
To celebrate Pride month, TAC worked with Calling All Crows to host a livestream with the LGBTQ Freedom Fund, talking about the importance of their work and how we can support them. Check out the livestream here.
SPY’s Safe and Sound Virtual Livestream Concert
To support the work that Safe Place for Youth does supporting homeless youth in the Los Angeles area and to continue their operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, SPY hosted a livestream concert with talent like Grouplove, Frank Turner, Beach Bunny, and more. Check...
Music In Action: LGBTQ+ Voices in Music Panel
Thank you to the Recording Academy / GRAMMYs, GRAMMY Museum and GLAAD for letting us be a part of their Music in Action: LGBTQIA+ Voices in Music panel on Tuesday, Jan 21st.
6th Annual Talent Show
On December 12th, The Ally Coalition hosted the Sixth Annual Talent Show! This is a night that channels the power of music and comedy toward equality. We raised $230,000 for LGBTQ folks! We are so fortunate to have the support of the amazing artists who came out in...
Lost Evenings III
As 29 bands took the stage over the course of four nights, with the help of 14 volunteers we were able to raise over $21,500 for equality and give grants to 13 good causes around Boston.
Empowered: LGBTQ Voices in Music
A panel discussion focused on how a new wave of LGBTQ artists are promoting freedom of expression and greater understanding for younger generations.
5th Annual Talent Show
On December 5th Town Hall hosted The Ally Coalition’s Fifth Annual Talent Show, a night that channels the power of music and comedy toward
equality. The evening raised over $200,000 and directly benefits organizations serving queer and trans youth, including New Alternatives for LGBTQ Youth in New York City.
Frank Turner Service Project
Join Frank Turner, The Ally Coalition and Sea Coast Outright as we make care packages for Queer Youth before Frank’s show in Hampton Beach!
Shadow of the City 2018
Celebrate the end of summer #20gayteen with us at Shadow of the City! Under the hot August sun we’ll gather for special performances from Bleachers, Hayley Kiyoko, Julien Baker, and more.
Bleachers Tour Service Project
Hang out with the Bleachers crew while being of service to the LGBT Center of Sacramento. Starting at 2pm, help spruce up the building and pack outreach packets for various center programs. The volunteering will wrap up by 4pm, and then at 5pm, you’ll head to Ace Of...
Audible Impact 3: SXSW 2018
Nick Offerman hosts a special night of music and comedy. The annual showcase benefits at-risk LGBTQ.
4th Annual Talent Show
Start GRAMMY week 2018 off right by joining GRAMMY Award Winner and current nominee Lorde, Matt Berninger and Aaron Dessner from GRAMMY-nominated The National.
Shadow of the City 2017
This year’s lineup includes Bleachers, Brian Fallon, Khalid, Titus Andronicus, Brick + Mortar, Tove Stryke, and Nicole Atkins.
3rd Annual Talent Show
Join TAC at Webster Hall for the 3rd Annual Talent Show. This year’s show features intimate performances by Bleachers, Carly Rae Jepsen, Kesha, Lena Dunham, Hasan Minhaj, Charli XCX, Lauren Mayberry from CHVRCHES, Mike Birbiglia, Andrew Dost, Jordan Carlos, and more.
Shadow of the City 2016
Kick summer off on a high note with us in Jersey! The Ally Coalition will be there with all your faves—Carly Rae Jepsen, The 1975, and more.
Audible Impact 2: Music and Activism
The Ally Coalition, The GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE and MBM Entertainment are joining forces to bring you some of the hottest names in music and comedy. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll get inspired to take a stand.
2nd Annual Talent Show
This Giving Tuesday, The Ally Coalition and Above Average are joining forces to bring you the hottest names in music and comedy. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll get inspired to take a stand.
Shadow of the City 2015
This September we’ll be joining Bleachers, Charli XCX, Vic Mensa, The Front Bottoms and more in Asbury Park’s Stone Pony Summer Stage for the first ever Shadow of the City Festival.
Audible Impact 1: Music and Activism
The Ally Coalition is headed west for Audible Impact—an event presented in partnership with the GRAMMY Museum, Lyft, Pandora, and HBO.
Uncivil Union 2015: Comedy for Equality
Comedy for Equality, a special benefit concert for The Ally Coalition, will take place on June 11th, 2015 at The Howard Theatre as part of the 40th Annual Capital Pride Celebration.
An Above Average Talent Show: SXSW 2015
The Ally Coalition and Above Average are joining forces to create a unique live experience for fans at SXSW, featuring music, comedy, variety and a whole lot more.
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