Atheists League of America (GALA)
1982 - 1995
was a Houston-based group that evolved into one of national influence,
died on May 17, 1995, preceded in death by his partner,
They certainly attracted the lightning. They had a lot to rage about in those times. Not only were fundamentalists attacking us as people, but the community was also fighting the spread of AIDS. And the fundamentalists pretty much said You made your bed, you can die in it. Don and Mark zeroed right in on what they felt was institutionalized hatred, devoid of compassion. -- Brandon Wolf, Oct 2017
above is from the San Francisco chapter
with their Houston Pride Parade entry they could not have gotten more publicity if they tried
Below, Mr Sanders also had other interests....
meanwhile, in Dallas...
Read article Sanders contributed to the June 1989 issue of American Atheist: PDF
Pride Festival 1990
below, Mark Franceshini (at right) at Gay Atheists table; he was vice-president and Don Sanders' partner
above and below, Don Sanders (in grey shirt) at Gay Atheists table
The July 24, 1992 issue of TWT had the last listing for AGA
found this flyer online, from the San Francisco GALA, I do not