What the +?: Understanding and Supporting Expansive LGBTQ+ Identities Recording & Training Toolkit

Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual. Transgender. Queer. Simple, right? Not for everyone. As allies become more engaged in LGBTQ+ spaces and advocacy, they often have questions about “the plus.” Please join PFLAG...

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April 22, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: April 29, 2021

This week's discussion topic is impact that anti-trans legislation is having on families with gender diverse children.

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March 22, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: March 25, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the significance and impact of the FX show Pose.

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Supporting Trans & Nonbinary Loved Ones: What Would You Do? Recording & Training Toolkit

As people who are transgender and nonbinary become more visible, the need to have educated and engaged allies to support them becomes greater. In this session, we’ll review the core...

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November 16, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: November 19, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the Transgender Day of Remembrance and anti-trans violence worldwide.

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September 3, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: September 10, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the disenfranchisement of transgender voters due to strict voter-ID laws.

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August 17, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: August 20, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the prevalence of anti-trans content on social media sites including Facebook.

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June 22, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: June 25, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the significant role Black drag queens have played in the LGBTQ+ advocacy movement.

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February 27, 2019

Transgender Day of Visibility

The International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is an annual day of recognition, celebrated around the world on March 31st, which is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender and gender-expansive people, while simultaneously raising awareness of the...

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October 31, 2020

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2020

Please join us, along with our friends from Waves Ahead, on Friday, November 20th for a special virtual vigil in honor of TDOR.

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October 20, 2018

Won't Be Erased: PFLAG National Statement on Transgender Erasure by the Administration

Today, PFLAG National released the following statement from board member Stephanie Battaglino:

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January 29, 2018

Something to Talk About: January 2018

Looking for ways to keep the conversation going about LGBTQ issues with your ERG, community group, or PFLAG chapter? Welcome to Something to Talk About, a monthly series designed by PFLAG National’s Learning & Inclusion through the Straight for Equality...

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

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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Nuestros Seres Queridos Trans: Una Nueva Traducción al Español

Estamos muy orgullosos de anunciar el primero de nuestras nuevas traducciones actualizadas en Español de todas nuestras publicaciones nacionales de PFLAG. La miembro de la junta Isolda Atayde lidera el...

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October 10, 2020

Coming Out Day: Creating the Safety and Extended Family Support System Our LGBTQ+ Loved Ones Need

PFLAG always looks forward to celebrating Coming Out Day alongside all of the amazing LGBTQ+ people in queer history, in our networks, and across the nation, who have had the strength and support to come out and live their truths....

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Gender Basics for Parents with Joel Baum Recording

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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Health Risk Behaviors among Gender Expansive Students with Alison Gill Recording

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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April 20, 2017

Welcome, 20/20 Viewers!

Tonight's episode of 20/20, which included focus on families of transgender kids, helped elevate the conversation going on across the country regarding gender identity and gender expression. For some, it may have answered questions, while for others it may have...

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March 29, 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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December 18, 2016

PFLAG National Joins Call for Immediate Full Repeal of North Carolina’s HB2

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

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November 1, 2016

PFLAG Provides Support for Families with Trans Kids

Though many children go through periods of being “gender-expansive”—for example, a preschool boy who prefers princess outfits—parents should pay attention if kids consistently, persistently and ins

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Films on Gender

While transgender representation has too often tended to range from nonexistent to dismal, this isn’t and hasn’t always been the case. The films below include both narrative and documentaries...

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Transgender Reading List for Young Adults

While there's no road map to the young adult years (much to some people's dismay), that doesn't mean that it's completely uncharted territory. If you are, or think you...

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Our Children

OUR CHILDREN offers a fresh eye for families and others about what to do when a loved ones comes out.

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NCLR Transgender Youth Project

National Center for Lesbian Rights

NCLR has launched the Transgender Youth Project to make it easier for transgender youth to live authentically—and with respect—in all aspects of their lives. Building on more than 20 years of advocacy on behalf of the transgender community, the project takes on precedent-setting cases to expand legal protections for youth, advocates for inclusive, affirming, and welcoming policies at all levels of government, and furthers equality through public education.

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Our Trans & Nonbinary Loved Ones: Owning Your Role in Creating More Inclusive PFLAG Chapters Recording & Training Toolkit

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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June 2, 2016

An Inclusive Pride

Whether you celebrate Pride in June or elsewhere on the calendar, community events are a key place to let people know what you do, the services you provide, your commitment to supporting all people, and how they can connect with...

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Our Trans Loved Ones

Written by PFLAG staff members, and created with the help of content experts, reviewers, and PFLAGers with experience to share, OUR TRANS LOVED ONES is full of information, first-person stories,...

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Transgender Reading List for Children

Parents looking for age-appropriate reading material for younger children who are transgender, gender expansive, or simply have a lot of questions, might think that their options are limited. Happily, that’s...

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Recommended Reading: Coming Out

The reading list below is an excellent starting point in your coming-out journey ahead, since many of the titles listed cover the process both for those who are navigating a...

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A note to my son...from mom

Mother and Son
by Niky Never

This is a...

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December 31, 2017

A Note to Fellow Parents of LGBTQ Youth From Beth

Note: Author Beth Leyba asked us to please share this piece, which was first published by our friends at HuffPo Gay Voices. We're happy to do so. Note that the author uses the pronouns xe, xyr and xem...

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December 31, 2017

Do Unto Others: An Open Letter from Violet About Her Gender Nonconforming Child

We're honored to share this open letter from Violet, the mom of a gender nonconforming child. Her words are powerful, moving...and we thank her for letting us share them here.

Hello. My name is Violet, and I am writing...

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