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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May 30, 2017

Something to Talk About: May 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...

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May 11, 2017

Talking Inclusively: May 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 few questions...

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April 30, 2017

Donor Highlight: Frederick Weldy

PFLAG is grateful to the thousands of donors who support our organization at all levels every day. This is the first in a series of monthly “Donor Highlights” that will be featured in this space. We hope you enjoy meeting some of the people who include PFLAG in their charitable giving and estate planning and hearing their stories about why PFLAG resonates so deeply with them.

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April 30, 2017

#TakeOneStep

"We need in every community a group of angelic troublemakers. Our power is in our ability to make things unworkable. All we have is bodies. We need to tuck them, tuck them, tuck them, in places so that the wheels

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April 30, 2017

#TakeOneStep, Make Calls, Save Lives

#TakeOneStep on May 1st and tell the U.S. House of Representatives to preserve healthcare! Use the power of your zip code and the strength of your PFLAG voice...you will truly save lives.

In the coming weeks, the House is likely...

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April 25, 2017

Something to Talk About: April 2017

Looking for ways to keep the conversation going about LGBT and ally 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...

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April 21, 2017

Welcome, 20/20 Viewers!

Tonight's episode of 20/20, which included focus on families of transgender kids, helped elevate the conversation going on across the country regarding gender identity and gender expression. For some, it may have answered questions, while for others it may have...

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April 10, 2017

Talking Inclusively: April 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...

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March 31, 2017

PFLAG National starts Cepek Ally Action Fund

At the Ninth Annual Straight for Equality Gala, guests had the opportunity to celebrate and honor the life and legacy of PFLAG National board president emeritus John Cepek, who passed away unexpectedly on March 15, 2017. All in attendance took...

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March 31, 2017

The Ninth Annual Straight for Equality Awards

On Monday March 27th, PFLAG National celebrated the Ninth Annual Straight for Equality Awards at a gala event held, once again, at the New York Marriott Marquis. This year’s honors went to Emmy Award-winning actress Martha Plimpton, CNN political commentator...

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