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PFLAG Academy Online

PFLAG Academy Online brings free, monthly, PFLAG members-only learning sessions right to your computer screen. Benefit from PFLAG’s diverse learning options, informed staff, great guests, and input from other participants...all without leaving home. All you need is a computer (or mobile device) and the drive to move equality forward.

When Someone Comes Out: A PFLAGers Guide to Demonstrating Support and Acceptance

The term “coming out” has become so mainstream that many people assume that the word—and the actions it entails—are simple. However PFLAGers know that it can still be a harrowing...

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Creating a Scholarship Program: A How-To Guide for PFLAG Chapters

Scholarship programs are a great way to attract donors, create visibility for your chapter, and demonstrate your support for LGBTQ+ youth in your community. And over the years, countless PFLAG...

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Training Toolkit: Creating a Scholarship Program

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Creating a Scholarship Program A How-To Guide for PFLAG Chapters.  One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned in this...

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Training Toolkit: Creating Thriving Chapters

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Creating Thriving Chapters: How to Attract, Develop, and Retain Members.  One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned...

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Training Toolkit: Possibility Models: Mentoring for LGBTQ Youth

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Possibility Models: Mentoring for LGBTQ Youth with Hillary Bardwell and Christian Rummell.  One of our key goals is to help you take the information that...

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Possibility Models: Mentoring for LGBTQ Youth

PFLAG National is a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) LGBTQ National Advisory Council, which was launched in 2017 to support capacity building efforts for the LGBTQ youth...
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Fair Housing For All: Rights of the LGBTQ+ Community

There are an estimated four million incidents of housing discrimination in rental and sales each year. The majority of those incidents are not reported and an even smaller number result...

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Training Toolkit: Fair Housing For All: Rights of the LGBTQ+ Community

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Fair Housing For All: Rights of the LGBTQ+ Community with Shivaughn Ferguson, Sherrill Frost-Brown, and Joe Wardenski. One of our key goals is to help...

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Training Toolkit: Our Trans and Non-Binary Loved Ones: Owning Your Role in Creating More Inclusive PFLAG Chapters

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Our Trans and Non-Binary Loved Ones: Owning Your Role in Creating More Inclusive PFLAG Chapters webinar or in-person training. One of our key goals is...

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Training Toolkit: When Someone Comes Out: Demonstrating Support and Acceptance

Thank you for joining PFLAG National's learning session! On this page, you'll find additional resources to expand your learning -- and hopefully help answer any questions that you may have.

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Writing Insanely Smart, Thoroughly Effective, and Surprisingly Creative Workshops

When education is a core piece of your mission, being ready to offer learning opportunities and trainings in your community is a core skill for chapters. But developing training programs...

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Stopping the Blitz: Coordinated Response to Christian Nationalist State Campaigns

Project Blitz is a concerted campaign designed to shape state law using a distorted concept of religious freedom to push back on LGBTQ equality as well as gender and reproductive justice issues....

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Training Toolkit: Stopping the Blitz

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Stopping the Blitz: Coordinated Response to Christian Nationalist State Campaigns  webinar with Alison Gill, Frederick Clarkson, & Elizabeth Reiner Platt. One of our key goals is to...

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Training Toolkit: Learning the Skills to Pay the Bills

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Learning the Skills to Pay the Bills: A PFLAG Chapter Treasurer Primer webinar or in-person training. One of our key goals is to help...

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Advocacy in an Election Year for PFLAG Leaders: Your Voice Can Change the World

The midterms will be here soon. The urgency of the upcoming election is already dominating the headlines and your social media news feed. And while PFLAGers have always been legislative...

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When LGBTQ Past and Present Collide! How LGBTQ History Can Illuminate Today’s Challenges

As PFLAG chapters prepare for Pride Month and PFLAG National continues to celebrate its 45th Anniversary how will you make history? Understanding key facts about LGBTQ history and how it shapes...

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So You Think You Can Ally? Advanced Ally Engagement Skills for PFLAG Chapters

PFLAG chapters support families, educate their community about the issues their loved ones face, and advocate for LGBTQ equality. Allies have become an integral part of that work as chapters...

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Family Acceptance Within Families of Color

In January 2018 the “Best-in-Show” series began, featuring the highest rated sessions from the PFLAG National Convention in Portland, OR. This month we're joined by chapter leaders from PFLAG chapters...

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Training Toolkit: Family Acceptance within Families of Color

Thanks for participating in “Family Acceptance Within Families of Color”  with Marsha, Kelly, Monica, and Sheila. One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you...

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Making Cents Out of Raising Money - Increase Your Chapter's Success!

In January 2018 the "Best-in-Show" series began, featuring the highest rated sessions from the PFLAG National Convention in Portland, OR. This month we were joined by chapter leaders from PFLAG...

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Training Toolkit: Making Cents Out of Fundraising

Thanks for participating in “Making Cents Out of Raising Money - Increase Your Chapter's Success!”  with PFLAG Jersey Shore. One of our key goals is to help you take the...

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Keeping Siblings Seen and Supported with Dr. Anderson and Mr. Doherty

Gender diversity impacts everyone in a family.  When a family stands out for any reason, each member is likely to handle this differently.   In the community, siblings of gender...

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Gender Basics for Parents with Joel Baum

Discussions of gender are everywhere these days. Unfortunately, these discussions can leave us more confused than ever. Whether for your own information, or to help you support parents of...

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Training Toolkit: Working with School Personnel for Safer Schools

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Cultivating Respect: Working with School Personnel for Safer Schools webinar. One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned...

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Health Risk Behaviors among Gender Expansive Students with Alison Gill

In addition to transgender youth, gender expansive (also called gender nonconforming or nonbinary) youth are receiving a great deal of attention in the media and among educators and policymakers. However,...

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Training Toolkit: Building Coalitions that Work for Everyone

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Building Coalitions that Work for Everyone. One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned in this session...

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Powerful Partnerships: Making Diversity & Inclusion Successful in PFLAG Chapters

Creating a chapter-based diversity and inclusion outreach strategy isn’t always easy, but the benefits are tremendous and critical in helping you achieve PFLAG’s mission. And with the political realities...

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Training Toolkit: Powerful Partnerships...Making Diversity & Inclusion Successful in PFLAG Chapters

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Powerful Partnerships...Making Diversity & Inclusion Successful in PFLAG Chapters. One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned...

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Supercharge Your PFLAG Advocacy and Be Heard!

Lobbying is hotter than ever. Elected officials' phone lines are busy, there are lines outside of offices, and emails are flooding in. And while PFLAGers have always been legislative advocates,...

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What Would You Do?: Tips and Tools for PFLAGers and Allies in Tough Situations

In trying times visible, vocal, and active allyship is more significant than ever. PFLAG parents and allies, in communities nationwide, have the power to encourage LGBTQ inclusion and to...

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Learning the Skills to Pay the Bills: A PFLAG Chapter Treasurer Primer

Being a PFLAG chapter treasurer is about paying the bills…and so much more!  Board treasurers are critical to establishing a strong board and PFLAG chapter. In this session, you’ll...

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Advanced Facilitation Skills: Responding to Support Group Challenges

Join us for part two of our two-part series on facilitation skills for PFLAG chapter leaders. (Check out part one here!)

Using common scenarios to demonstrate challenges that many...

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Training Toolkit: Facilitation Skills 201 - Responding to Support Group Challenges

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s  Facilitation Skills 201 - Responding to Support Group Challenges. One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned...

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Facilitation Skills for PFLAG Leaders: Going from Good to Great!

Support groups are one of the most honored and sought after functions of PFLAG chapters nationwide. Join us for this updated learning session that will help PFLAG leaders, support group...

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Don't Know Much About LGBTQ History?: The Ultimate LGBTQ History and Culture Extravaganza

LGBTQ history and culture tells the story of a vibrant, diverse, and determined community that has overcome massive barriers and deeply influenced mainstream culture. PFLAG is an important part of...

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Training Toolkit: LGBTQ History

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s webinar on LGBTQ History. One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned in this session and use...

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Cultivating Respect: Safe Schools for ALL Children

LGBT youth continue to face bullying and harassment in schools despite modest improvements in anti-bullying legislation, access to supportive teachers and administrators, and the spread of LGBT-inclusive curricula.

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Training Toolkit: Cultivating Respect, Making School Safer for ALL Children

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Cultivating Respect, Making School Safer for ALL Children webinar. One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned in...

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Moderate Moderating: Social Media Engagement the PFLAG Way

Social media is a fantastic tool for connecting with PFLAG members and others who need PFLAG's support in your community. However, if you've been involved in social media, on your...

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Training Toolkit: Moderate Moderating, Social Media Engagement the PFLAG Way

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Moderate Moderating: Social Media Engagement the PFLAG Way webinar. One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned in this session and...

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Our Trans Loved Ones: Owning Your Role in Creating More Inclusive PFLAG Chapters

PFLAG is dedicated to providing support to trans and non-binary folks and their families, educating the community about the issues that trans and non-binary people face, and advocating for fully...

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Training Toolkit: Facilitation Skills for PFLAG Leaders

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s Faciliation Skills: Going from Good to Great webinar or in-person training. One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you...

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Training Toolkit: Conflict Resolution Tools for PFLAG Leaders

Thanks for participating in PFLAG National’s But We're On The Same Side: Conflict Resolution for PFLAG Chapters webinar or in-person training. One of our key goals is to help you take...

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Straight for Equality: Have Faith! Straight for Equality in Faith Communities for PFLAG Chapters

Addressing issues at the intersection of faith and LGBTQ equality remains one of the biggest challenges and most important topics that PFLAG members and chapters across the country encounter...

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But I'm Not a Racist! Reframing Diversity Efforts in PFLAG Chapters

PFLAG members frequently ask themselves how they can better serve people in communities of color. Many have tried advertising in community newspapers or translating materials, but find that few people...

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Straight for Equality: So You Think You Can Ally?

When it comes to allies, how do you motivate someone with no (apparent) connection to equality issues? What kinds of programs can PFLAG chapters do to interest these next-gen allies?...

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Straight for Equality: Becoming a Trans Ally 101

The inclusion of people who are transgender has been a long-term commitment for PFLAGers. And we’re proud to announce the release of a new publication that will help you and...

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Creating Thriving Chapters: How to Attract, Develop and Retain Members

PFLAG National is dedicated to creating and supporting PFLAG chapters that thrive now and in the future. This workshop – revamped for 2019 – will allow chapter leaders and members...

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Cultivating Respect: Working with Stakeholders for Safer Schools

With the new school year in full-swing, is your chapter having a tough time getting your foot in the door at schools in your community? This session examines the many different ways...

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But We're On the Same Side: Conflict Resolution for PFLAG Chapters

Despite shared goals, organizations often experience conflicts that must be resolved. As PFLAG members it is important to know the skills to help mediate conflicts, formally and informally, when they...

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Fundraising 101: Skills for PFLAG Chapters

Fundraising is a combination of art and science. The “art” is related to relationship: creating, developing, maintaining and managing relationships with people or organizations that will you’re your chapter’s work....

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Building Coalitions that Work for Everyone

For PFLAG chapters, working in coalitions can be a powerful way to address urgent situations, empower community members, launch community-wide initiatives, advocate for legislative change, and create long-term social transformation. In...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about getting to the webinar? All the answers you need here.

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