Do you need a little LGBTQ+ positivity and community? PFLAG Connects is a way to meet where you are, as you are, through online meetings with your local PFLAG chapter, live broadcasts on social media (including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn), online activities, resources, and more.
Access Support Services via PFLAG Connects:
PFLAG Connects brings the PFLAG Chapter Network--400+ chapters in all 50 states--online, providing digital meetings and events to their local communities and to your family and LGBTQ+ loved ones.
Participating chapters will receive ongoing support from PFLAG National, including up-to-date education and best practices to help deliver great online meetings and events. PFLAG Connects supports you at a time when support is needed more than ever.
Reach out via email, phone, and social media and follow them for updates on virtual meetings and events!
The PFLAG Connects Newsletter:
The PFLAG Connects weekly newsletter, with online support, education, and advocacy tools to keep you connected even as you socially distance. Be sure to sign up to receive our newsletters.
Here is a sneak peak of one of the regular features, "Three steps to being..."
Three Steps to Being a Better Educator of LGBTQ+ History (While You’re Stuck at Home)
Just because you’re staying in doesn’t mean doesn’t mean your learning should slow down! So, stay safe and take these steps to engage:
- Learn: Check out pflag.org/lgbthistory which includes websites, films, books, and other resources that will help you learn more about LGBTQ+ history, no matter where you are on your learning journey.
- Watch: PFLAG Academy On-Demand includes multiple sessions for those who would like to learn more about LGBTQ+ history and culture in the United States including Don't Know Much About LGBTQ History?: The Ultimate LGBTQ History and Culture Extravaganza and When LGBTQ Past and Present Collide! How LGBTQ History Can Illuminate Today’s Challenges.
- Share: Use social media to elevate the more than 450 LGBTQ+ icons that have been featured at lgbthistorymonth.com all year long!
Something to Talk About LIVE:
Something to Talk About LIVE, hosted by the PFLAG National Learning & Inclusion team, is a weekly broadcast that creates conversations around LGBTQ+ inclusion and diversity. Join us every Thursday at 4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT on social media (including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn) to be a part of the discussion. Viewers are invited to share their thoughts, ask questions, and their comments may even be featured on the live stream!
You can also use the article and questions posted each week to create your own conversations with colleagues, classmates, friends, and family members!
The archive of past broadcasts is available here: Something to Talk About LIVE