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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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January 31, 2017

Join the PFLAG National Rapid Response Team

Were you one of the thousands of people who signed up to join the PFLAG National Rapid Response Team last week? If not, now is definitely the time.

PFLAGers know that legislators listen most closely to those within their zip...

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January 31, 2017

PFLAG National Board Member Obit Goes Viral

Longtime PFLAG member, chapter leader, and former national board member Dr. Kay Heggestad, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017. Within just a few short days, her self-penned obituary--followed up with further details from her family (a “minority report” obituary)...

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January 31, 2017

S4E: Two New Resources

Looking for easy-to-access programs for your chapter? Trying to create conversations about LGBT issues as a part of your work with other community groups? Looking for ideas on how to start conversations with new (and potential) chapter members?

Then consider...

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December 31, 2016

PFLAG's Top Ten Best and Worst of 2016

Coming off of the incredible high of winning marriage equality in 2015, 2016 at times felt like a year of bitter bills and backlash. But let’s all remember that there were some incredible wins for the PFLAG family in the...

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December 31, 2016

S4E: Allies in 2016

Heading into the New Year is a great time to reflect on where we’ve been, all that we have to celebrate (and mourn) this year, and where we’re headed in 2017. Of course, we always love to inspire a conversation...

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November 30, 2016

Becoming Visible Allies

PFLAGers – just like nearly everyone across the U.S. – are likely to still be recovering from the range of emotions they felt after this month’s election.

Regardless of who you supported and how you feel about the outcomes, there...

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November 30, 2016

PFLAGPole Goes Digital

As you likely recall, at the end of 2015, we moved to a tri-annual PFLAGPole, giving us an opportunity to share news from PFLAG National three times a year. Now, with 2017 almost upon us, it’s time for another update:...

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November 30, 2016

#GivingTuesday Gratitude

We are so proud to share that we shattered our previous #GivingTuesday record, receiving nearly $37,000 in donations to support our 400-chapter grassroots network; educate families, schools, colleagues, and communities; and advocate for full legislative LGBTQ equality! Thanks to all...

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November 30, 2016

Special Days in December

December has a number of important remembrances and holidays. Let’s take a look at some of the dates and days when PFLAGers can get involved, spread the PFLAG message and mission of support, education, and advocacy, and celebrate our diverse...

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November 28, 2016

PFLAG's Tips For The Holidays

While for some people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender holidays mean celebration, joy, family, and togetherness, for others it can mean a time of stress, difficulty, and even sadness or depression...especially if one feels that they

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