Proceeds from this show will go to support programming for DC LGBTQ youth through SMYAL-SMYAL supports and empowers LGBTQ youth in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Through youth leadership, SMYAL creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to build self-confidence, develop critical life skills, and engage their peers and community through service and advocacy.
UNCIVIL UNION: 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. UNCIVIL UNION will bring together the artistic community to raise awareness and funds to end discrimination against LGBTQ people. Hosted by Rachel Dratch, with performances by Bridget Everett, W. Kamau Bell, Chelsea Shorte and more, the capital pride event will feature stand-up comedy, music, special guests and opportunities for fans to engage in this important cause. THE ALLY COALITION was created by GRAMMY-winning band FUN. and designer Rachel Antonoff whose mission is to inspire people to take action for LGBTQ through education, awareness and advocacy.