FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A group of about 15 men in Fargo-Moorhead have started a gay men’s chorus, and hope to pull off a holiday concert.
The chorus organized a few months ago and has been holding weekly rehearsals at a Fargo church. The Forum newspaper reports that the group hasn’t performed yet, but members say they’re open to performing at any church that will welcome them.READ MORE: Train Carrying Ethanol Derails In Southern Minnesota Town
The director of a gay chorus in Minnesota’s Twin Cities is mentoring Jon Landre, director of the Fargo-Moorhead chorus. He acknowledges that the Fargo region is more conservative than larger cities like Minneapolis and San Francisco, where the first gay men’s chorus started in 1978.READ MORE: 'I Would Take A Drawing On A Napkin': Chief Arradondo Says No Elected Official Has Spoken With Him About The Public Safety Ballot Question
He says members of the chorus just want to belong, and be part of the community.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed, Man Severely Injured In Home Explosion Near Lake Vermillion
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