LA Times Report: At the Gay Men’s Chorus of L.A., accusations of misconduct and a leader departing
Hoping the best for members of the Gay men’s Chorus of Los Angeles.
The group does so much good for the LGBT community and I try to never miss any of their concerts during the year.
So this morning’s report in the Los Angeles Times is very disturbing. The chorus told its members Monday that longtime board chairman and major fundraiser John Duran will step down from his post at the end of the season — a change that comes amid allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct.
Duran, who also is mayor of West Hollywood, denied any wrongdoing and said that after 20 years with the chorus, he was planning to leave anyway. But, he said, the “toxic” climate within the organization spurred by “false allegations” contributed to his decision to step down this summer.
Here is a LINK to the full story.