PFLAG National Blog

March 29, 2018

A PFLAG Interview with LOVE, SIMON Director Greg Berlanti

If you haven’t seen Love, Simon yet, what are you waiting for? This warm and wonderful movie hits all the right beats telling the story of a not-yet-out gay teen, his friends, his family, and an online relationship that takes...

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March 15, 2017

PFLAGPole 2017: Our first digital edition is live!

We’re thrilled to share the first of three 2017 editions of the PFLAGPole with you, and the first to be delivered exclusively digitally.

This edition is focused on the...

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February 28, 2017

March is Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate and elevate the contributions and accomplishments of women in all their diverse representations, now and throughout history.

Women’s History Month was first celebrated with a week, not a month, in 1981....

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February 28, 2017

Title IX Guidance: A Week in Review

In the last week of February, the Trump administration Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Education (DOE) rescinded the previous Administration’s DOJ and DOE guidance regarding Title IX protections for trans children.

It was a major attack on dignity, fairness, and...

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February 28, 2017

HBO's Vice: A Piece on Trans Kids

You may have seen an item in Friday’s Policy Matters about HBO’s Vice News Tonight. Now, we have a sneak peek to share with you!

As previously published, on Friday, March 3rd, HBO will air a piece on transgender kids....

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February 27, 2017

Something to Talk About: February 2017

Looking for ways to keep the conversation going about LGBTQ 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...

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February 20, 2017

Urgent: Rescission of Title IX Guidance for Transgender Students

We need to share some disturbing news: There is a real possibility that the life-saving Title IX nondiscrimination guidance to protect transgender students might be rescinded.

We have neither commented on nor responded to rumors in the past month, but...

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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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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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