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September 16, 2019

PFLAG National Releases “Las Familias de PFLAG En Español,” for Hispanic Heritage Month

WASHINGTON — PFLAG National—the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies—today relea

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June 26, 2018

PFLAG National On SCOTUS Muslim Ban Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C.—PFLAG National—the nation’s first and largest organization uniting families, allies, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people—today issued the following st

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May 3, 2018

PFLAG National To Honor Congressman John Lewis, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Congressman Barney Frank (ret.) And Congressman Jared Polis

PFLAG National—the nation's first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, their families, and allies—today announced it will honor civil

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April 23, 2018

Dow To Be Honored at PFLAG's 45th Anniversary Celebration

WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 23, 2018—PFLAG National—the nation's first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, their families, and allies—today announ

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April 2, 2018

​National​ LGBTQ Organizations Join Waves Ahead to Rebuild Puerto Rico

Organizations Sending Volunteers for Community Action in May

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September 12, 2017

PFLAG National on the Passing of Edie Windsor

“We’ve lost a lesbian national treasure, someone who committed to love and never stopped pushing for change...”

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September 8, 2017

PFLAG National on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ Planned Revision of Title IX Guidance on Sexual Assault on Campuses

“...will leave universities with less clarity, and make LGBTQ students, students of color, students with disabilities, all students, more vulnerable.”

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September 5, 2017

PFLAG National On DACA

WASHINGTON, D.C.—PFLAG National—the nation’s largest organization uniting families and allies with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ)—today issued the following s

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August 18, 2017

2017 Flag Bearer Honoree

PFLAG National is thrilled and honored to present Father James Martin, SJ, with its 2017 Flag Bearer Award at the 2017 PFLAG National Convention in Portland, Oregon.

 

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July 26, 2017

PFLAG National Statement on Trans Military Service

Today, PFLAG National released the following statement from Interim Executive Director Beth Kohm, in response to tweets from the President regarding a change in policy around transgender military s

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May 25, 2017

Family Equality Council and PFLAG National Welcome Bipartisan Introduction of Every Child Deserves a Family Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Family Equality Council and PFLAG National, Co-Chairs of the National Every Child Deserves a Family Coalition, welcome the reintroduction of the Every Child Dese

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May 22, 2017

PFLAG National to Work with MLB and Blue Jays’ Kevin Pillar

WASHINGTON, DC—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)—announced today t

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May 4, 2017

PFLAG National on ACA Repeal, Risk of Harm to LGBTQ and Other Communities

WASHINGTON, DC—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)—today spoke out f

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May 2, 2017

PFLAG National Lauds Congressional Reintroduction of Equality Act

WASHINGTON, DC—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)—lauded today’s re

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May 1, 2017

PFLAG National Salutes Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27)

WASHINGTON, DC—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)—today spoke out i

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March 30, 2017

PFLAG National on North Carolina Legislature’s So-Called HB2 Repeal; it’s not a repeal.

WASHINGTON—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)—issued the following statement from Di

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March 9, 2017

PFLAG National To Present Straight for Equality Workplace Honors to Alcoa

NEW YORK CITY, MARCH 9, 2017—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)—today announced it w

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February 23, 2017

GLSEN and PFLAG National Relaunch #ClaimYourRights Campaign In Support of Transgender Students

WASHINGTON, DC—In the wake of rescinding guidance on Title IX protections for transgender students, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued a statement that said, in part: "At my

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January 31, 2017

PFLAG National Statement on SCOTUS Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch

WASHINGTON, DC—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)—has issued the fo

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January 30, 2017

PFLAG National Speaks Out in Unity with Protests

WASHINGTON, DC—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)—today spoke out i

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December 21, 2016

PFLAG National Calls HB2 Inaction “...Unconscionable, Unacceptable...”

WASHINGTON, DC—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)—today called out

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December 15, 2016

PFLAG National Lauds Appointments of Catherine Lhamon and Debo Adegbile to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

WASHINGTON, DC—PFLAG National—the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)—today lauded Pres

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November 10, 2016

PFLAG National Head Jody Huckaby to Step Down

Jean Hodges, Chair of the PFLAG National Board of Directors, announced that Executive Director Jody Huckaby will depart the helm of the organization in December after serving in this role since January 2005.

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June 24, 2016

PFLAG National Statement on Stonewall National Monument

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2016
Contact: Liz Owen, Director of Communications, PFLAG National | lowen@pflag.org | (202) 657-4026  

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June 20, 2016

Declaración de PFLAG National en el Ataque en Orlando

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2016
Para más información, le contacta a Liz Owen, Directora de Comunicaciones, PFLAG National | lowen@pflag.org | (202) 657-4026

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June 13, 2016

LGBTQ Groups Call for Unity in Wake of Orlando Shooting

We the undersigned organizations working on the front lines of the le

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June 12, 2016

PFLAG National Statement on Attack in Orlando

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2016
Contact: Liz Owen, Director of Communications, PFLAG National | lowen@pflag.org | (202) 657-4026

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April 12, 2016

Statement on North Carolina Governor's Executive Order

GREENSBORO, NC - PFLAG National board member and Greensboro, NC resident, Linda Stroupe, today issued the following statement in response to North Carolina Gov. McCrory’s Executive Order:

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March 30, 2016

PFLAG National Salutes HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act

WASHINGTON, DC - PFLAG National Executive Director Jody M. Huckaby reacted to today’s historic double transplant from an HIV-infected donor to an HIV-infected recipient:

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March 24, 2016

Statement from PFLAG's NC State Coordinator on State Repeal of LGBT Protections

"Today, our legislative leaders launched an attack on our families and on the American ideals of fairness and inclusion, passing a bill that not only bans all cities from enacting LGBT nondiscrimin

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