PFLAG In The News

December 7, 2018

Sam Thoron, former PFLAG president, dies at 79

Sam Thoron sold insurance and raced sports cars — but he was better known for changing the lives of thousands of straight families with gay children.

November 11, 2018

PFLAG Featured in 'Boy Erased' poster

"In order to help end conversion therapy, Focus Features has produced a series of posters, debuting exclusively in The Advocate, which shine a light on organizations like PFLAG"

October 17, 2018

Local PFLAG speaks out against LGBTQ suicide

"Local members of PFLAG Quincy, IL are very troubled by the denunciation and marginalization of members of our community who are LGBT"

October 3, 2018

PFLAG Rehoboth sets up Gay History Month displays at libraries

"The Rehoboth Beach, Del., chapter of PFLAG, the national organization representing parents and friends of LGBT people, has provided three Rehoboth area public libraries with special LGBT exhibits for the month of October to commemorate Gay History Month."

September 28, 2018

Three mothers form South Bay chapter of PFLAG

"Linda Reeves, along with two other mothers of gay children — Cindy Byrne and Tina Sarafa — will soon launch the first Manhattan Beach and South Bay chapter"

September 27, 2018

Three South Bay mothers are starting a local PFLAG chapter

"By providing a PFLAG chapter that supports families and helps them be the support they need to be for their kids. We will literally be saving lives and improving the emotional well being of all of our LGBTQ kids."

August 9, 2018

Verizon donates $250,000 to PFLAG

"The international telecommunications company Verizon presented a check on Monday for $250,000 to PFLAG, which advocates for families and allies of LGBT people, at the group’s headquarters in Washi

June 26, 2018

PFLAG Has Been A Lifesaving Resource For Families Of LGBTQ Kids For Decades

“PFLAG was the scaffolding to hold me up and my family together while we went on an amazing journey to understand, accept and eventually celebrate our trans child,”

June 17, 2018

Three local students awarded $1,000 scholarships during PFLAG picnic

"The picnic brought together representatives of the LGBTQ community, families and allies, welcoming them with an array of games, activities, a tie-dye station and lunch consisting of hot dogs, chip

May 11, 2018

Meet the Group of LGBTQ Activists Reconnecting Families in China

 "Joan traveled with other families from Guangxi to share her story with more than 500 friends and strangers at the Guangzhou regional conference of PFLAG China."

December 12, 2017

PFLAG National Board Member Susan Thronson "Won't Be Denied"

"Family acceptance for LGBTQ youth who face homelessness and attempt suicide at tragic and unacceptable levels.