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A Global Music Experience
"Singing for our Lives" is global music experience supporting the InterPride Solidarity Fund.
Experience the Power of Song
Songwriter/Singer/Activist Holly Near's song "Singing For Our Lives" was composed following the 1978 assassination of San Francisco community leader Harvey Milk and became an anthem for the LGBTQIA+ PRIDE movement. We invite you to join us in creating your own version and singing this song or create your own song of empowerment.
Experience Music Activism
As the COVID pandemic has deeply impacted all of our lives, and LGBTQIA+ issues continue to challenge us each day, music is serving as a source of healing and strength.
And music activism is a powerful channel to raise our voices as we cry out in the midst of personal, social and global issues.
CALL FOR VOICES
Personalize the original lyrics of Holly Near’s Singing for Our Lives by composing lines which best capture and express issues touching your life and the lives of others - in your neighborhood or around the world.
> REFLECT on LGBTQIA+ issues
> ACT with your heart & voice
> AMPLIFY with video
GO SOLO or TEAM UP!
Join in with your voice - alone or with others - in this virtual music experience, bringing people together from around the world with a love of music and hearts for activism.
A global music project to elevate LGBTQIA+ issues with the empowering, historic anthem of the Pride movement: "Singing for Our Lives."
CALL FOR VIDEOMAKERS
We invite all video makers to ALSO join in by creating compelling videos using the voices from submitted videos to highlight LGBTQIA+ issues. DETAILS SOON!
OR.... Create Your Own Song
Want to create your own song? Writing songs is easier than you think. The most important part is to stop getting stuck in your head, and start putting your ideas out into the world.
In the video below, watch Twitch creator Anne Dorko's 7-step process to write music. All you need is the desire to write a song, and the willingness to try. What are you waiting for? Go write a song already.
Anne is a part of the Twitch Rainbow Arcade and produces original music on Twitch. They are nonbinary, queer, and value vulnerability and silliness! This tunesmith advocates for mental health and human rights while combating anxiety with chaotic good. Join their journey live and listen to finished songs on Spotify and Dorko.tv http://dorko.tv