The 2022 2/3 (June-September) edition of GALA's news letter is themed around Death and Memory in the archive. 

In this Edition:
  • GALA's Director, Keval Harie, pays tribute to the late Finn Reygan
  • Five Things To Think About To Bequeath Assets
  • Death in The Archive: The early years of AIDs in South Africa - Linda Chernis, GALA's Archivist, looks at how the gay rights movement of the '80s and '90s were integral to the development of AIDs activism in South Africa. 
  • Looking Back to Move Forward: Reflecting on my time at the GALA Queer Archive - ex-Programme's Coordinator, Genevieve Louw shares their experience working at GALA 
  • As the month of horror is upon us, we share a gallery of the last six year @FOMOFridayJHB's Halloween party 
  • Welcome Kgomotso Kgasi! 
  • Prioritising the Self - An update from the YOUth Forum Coordinator, Obvious Nomaele
  • Featured Fam: Genevieve Louw - As Genevieve leaves the GALA team we thought it appropriate to celebrate their contribution to the organisation.
  • Queering the South African Curriculum to Protect LGBTIQA+ Youth - GALA's intern, Bonke Sonjani, reflects on how South Africa's schooling environments are failing queer youth. 
A special thanks to Sello Mokadikwa and Ayabonga Ngoma, some wonderful GALA fam, who took time to contribute to this edition of GALA Times

We would like to introduce you to Kgomotso Kgasi, GALA's new Programmes Manager! 

Welcome Kgomotso! We look forward to seeing your bright and energetic charm in action.