PFLAG National Blog

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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September 28, 2017

Something to Talk About: September 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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September 28, 2017

We Are The Change: PFLAG Chapter Awards

Today, we’re proud to announce the winners of the 2017 PFLAG Chapter Awards. They’ll be honored at our awards luncheon at We Are The Change in Portland on Sunday, October 22. Join us in giving a (virtual) round of applause to:

PFLAG Charlotte,...

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September 25, 2017

Gender Basics for Parents with Gender Spectrum and PFLAG

As you work with families in the PFLAG community, you may be encountering new and changing understandings of gender. PFLAG is hearing from more and more parents whose children are transgender, non-binary or otherwise gender-expansive, and our leaders need the...

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September 19, 2017

Happy #BiWeek... What Will YOU Do?

I was really fortunate to come into national LGBTQ work as the Bi movement was exploding. 

Some of my first friendships in my now 30-year life in DC were with intrepid Bi activists. I watched Bi leaders fight for inclusion...

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September 14, 2017

What We Know Now: Updating Best Practices for Talking About Suicide & LGBT Populations

WIth thanks to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, we are sharing this blog from Dr. Ann Haas. Be sure to download your copy of the newly updated Talking About Suicide & LGBT Populations today.

Seth Walsh,...

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September 11, 2017

Talking Inclusively: September 2017

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

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August 31, 2017

Better Allying in Challenging Times

With growing opposition and resistance to the current political realities in the US there have been new, inspiring examples of the impact that allies can have when they’re visible, vocal, and present. And that has the Straight for Equality team...

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August 31, 2017

PFLAG Staff Restructure and Service Improvements

Earlier this week, I sent an email sharing the news of an exciting restructure of our Field department, now called Chapter Engagement. We wanted to be sure everyone had a chance to see it, so we are sharing it again...

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August 31, 2017

The All-New Advocacy 101 Hub

As we shared in the last edition of the PFLAG Voice, we have updated One Voice Can Change The World: The PFLAG National Advocacy Guide and Toolkit, our comprehensive guide and toolkit on policy, advocacy, and lobbying. The new...

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August 29, 2017

Changing the Way We Support Our Chapters: Staff Restructure FAQ

Answers to some common questions about the PFLAG staff restructure.

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