Category: Blog Posts

When Dread Takes Up Residence in Your Heart

I hope this blog post finds you safe and healthy… How have you been holding up? The COVID-19 quarantine is well underway in Minnesota… And although I have pretty much adjusted to the new schedule (Paul & I haven’t gone anywhere since March 13th…

I Want to Get Involved in Disability Rights! Where Do I Start?

Hello Friends, and Happy Valentines Day! 🥰 I hope you are having a great day celebrating the many forms of LOVE!  One form of love is making sure everyone in society is welcome, included, and treated with respect and dignity. Today I want to…

Thoughts on Disability Rights for #ADA29

This Friday, July 26th, marked the 29th anniversary of the signing of the ADA. The Americans with Disabilities Act is very special to me and I’m happy that advocates all across the country get together to celebrate its passage… It’s a “disability holiday” of…

I Love Duluth… and Its Musical Humans!

This year the Duluth Homegrown Music Festival committee asked me to curate the annual Homegrown Mix Tape, which made me super excited for two reasons. First of all, I am really proud of my hometown of Duluth, Minnesota (a beautiful little city situated right at…

On Mental Health (Remember You Are Loved)

This morning I shed more than a few tears after reading about the death of Frightened Rabbit’s singer Scott Hutchinson. To be honest, I haven’t listened to their music, although it sounds like it was extremely powerful and touched countless lives. But it’s not…

Gaelynn Lea’s List for Venues, Bands and Promoters to Make the Music Industry More Accessible

My name is Gaelynn Lea. I am a violinist turned songwriter from Duluth Minnesota. I have been performing for over a decade, but my music career took a national twist when I won NPR Music’s 2016 Tiny Desk Contest. After that I started getting…

Sexuality, Disability & the Journey to Inner Freedom

Mind the Gap. What does that mean to me? In a way my whole life has been lived in the gap. I have a physical disability called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, or Brittle Bones Disease. Due to numerous fractures in utero, I have bent arms and…

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