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December 31, 2017

The Top Ten Best and Worst, 2017

2017 has been, arguably, a year of extremes: Extreme backlash, extreme advocacy and activism...and extreme passion for causes that affect the lives of so many. Let's take a look at our Top 10 Best and Worst moments from throughout the...

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December 15, 2017

Join us for a PFLAG Institute at Creating Change

PFLAG National will be at Creating Change this year in Washington, D.C., January 24-28! That’s right, the entire staff will be there, and on Thursday, January 25th, we will be doing a day-long town hall-style institute and advocacy training....

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November 30, 2017

World AIDS Day 2017: #WAD2017

Tomorrow, December 1st, is World AIDS Day, a day when people everywhere commit (or recommit) to playing a personal role in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, offer support for people living with HIV, and remember people who died...

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November 30, 2017

Thankful Reflections

Thanksgiving—with chosen family and friends— is a fantastic time to reflect on what we’re thankful for in our lives. After a difficult year, it is especially important to focus on the good in our lives. This year the Learning &...

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November 29, 2017

Something to Talk About: November 2017

Looking for ways to keep the conversation going about LGBTA issues with your ERG, community group, or PFLAG chapter? Welcome to Something to Talk About a monthly series designed by PFLAG National’s Straight for Equality program to create conversation about...

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November 15, 2017

Talking Inclusively: November 2017

Welcome to Talking Inclusively, a monthly series designed by PFLAG National’s Straight for Equality program to create conversation about intersectionality, LGBTQ issues, inclusion and more! Each month we’ll offer an article on diverse topics and suggest...

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October 31, 2017

We Are the Change 2017

Were you in Portland? Then you know what an incredible weekend we had at We Are the Change 2017. Did you miss it? Then we know this look will inspire you to join us in 2019!

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October 30, 2017

#PFLAGThankful

Thanksgiving is just a few short weeks away, and as PFLAGers everywhere gather with family and friends, they will take time to remember all of the things for which they are thankful. Whether it's their local chapter that has been a source of...

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October 26, 2017

Disney's ANDI MACK: A Journey of Self-Discovery and Self-Acceptance

ANDI MACK, an immensely popular show on the Disney Channel, has its season two premiere this Friday night (8pm ET/PT)...and is a ground-breaking episode: One of the lead characters begins a coming-out process that will continue throughout the season. 

If...

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October 11, 2017

Coming Out Day 2017: Creating the Safety and Extended Family Support System We Need

It’s National Coming Out Day, and PFLAG is thrilled to celebrate our own coming out day--nearly 45 years ago--alongside all of the amazing LGBTQ people in queer history, in our networks, and across the nation, who have had the strength...

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September 29, 2017

It's #BiWeek...What Will YOU Do?

Our new ED, Jaime M. Grant, is a strong ally to the bi community. Earlier this month she penned this blog for Medium in honor of Bi Visiblity Week, and it got a warm and welcome response from many...

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