Understanding key facts about LGBTQ+ history and how it shapes the world we’re in today are an essential part of creating change in our communities. PFLAG leaders and chapters can use the strategies, tools, and lessons from the past to inform their advocacy work today. In these tumultuous times, heading into an election… how will you make history? 

 In this session you’ll:

  • Expand upon key learnings from PFLAG’s LGBTQ+ history 101 including:
    • LGBTQ+ invisibility in school curriculum
    • Contributions of LGBTQ+ people of color
    • The role of scientific research in LGBTQ+ equality
    • LGBTQ+ protests before and after the Stonewall Riots
  • Tie current political issues and current legislative efforts, including the ban on transgender service members and recent Supreme Court decisions, to LGBTQ+ history
  • Learn more about key LGBTQ+ historic figures and their advocacy style to help individuals find inspiration and guidance for their own advocacy efforts  

(If you feel like you’re in need of a quick refresher, Don't Know Much About LGBTQ History?: The Ultimate LGBTQ History and Culture Extravaganza is available to watch at any time as a part of PFLAG Academy on Demand.)

 

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