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The Young Men's Christian Association is a worldwide organisation based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 57 million beneficiaries from 125 national associations. It was founded on 6 June 1...

the Y: History - Founding - YMCA

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George Williams founded the YMCA in 1844. In 1844, industrialized London was a place of great turmoil and despair. For the young men who migrated to the ...

YMCA National History :: About Us :: Marshfield Area YMCA - the Y ...

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Our History - A Brief History of the YMCA Movement ... In 1853, the first YMCA for African Americans was founded in Washington, D.C., by Anthony Bowen, ...

Y.M.C.A. by The Village People Songfacts

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Y.M.C.A. by The Village People song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position. ... So was the song written to celebrate gay men at the YMCA? Yes .

A Brief History of the YMCA and African American Communities ...

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The first YMCA in the world established to serve African American people came into ... In 1890, the national YMCA office created a "Colored Men's Department.

Young Mens Christian Association - Social Welfare History Project

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The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) was founded in London, England, on June 6, 1844, in response to unhealthy social conditions arising in the big ...

Why did 'YMCA' become a gay anthem? - Quora

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Wanted: Macho Men with Mustaches is a really good article from The Believer magazine that's ... “By literally going to the Y.M.C.A.” ... Written Sep 26, 2014.

How Did the Real YMCA React to the Disco Song About It? | Mental ...

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Feb 20, 2015 ... What happened next is unclear, but, eventually, both parties made peace and the Y changed its tune. “We at the YMCA celebrate the song,” ...

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Sep 22, 2008 ... «Village People - Y.M.C.A. » is available on iTunes : http://bit.ly/1Lb1goA Listen the entire album here : http://smarturl.it/YMCAalbum Subscribe ...

History of Washington D.C. YMCA | YMCA DC

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Thomas Duncan, a Treasury Department employee, had read with keen interest an article on the growth and activities of the London YMCA (founded in 1844).

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History of the Y - YMCA

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The YMCA in the United States Today, the Y engages more than 10000 neighborhoods across the U.S. As the nation's leading nonprofit committed to helping ...

YMCA International - World Alliance of YMCAs: The YMCA's ...

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Today the YMCA is famous for its health and fitness programmes, run in thousands of communities. The YMCA has made, and continues to make, some ...

Y.M.C.A.” (An Oral History) | SPIN

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May 27, 2008 ... So was the song written to celebrate gay men at the YMCA? ... The song's undeniable, jinglelike hook made it a natural candidate for a single; ...