November 28, 2018

Homophobia in Washington State moves PFLAG to action

"Homophobic Facebook post incites fear and anxiety within the local LGBTQ community and anonymous individuals started a campaign to promote inclusiveness within Sedro-Woolley and Skagit Valley"

November 20, 2018

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018

Each November 20th, PFLAG joins in honoring the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), which was inspired by the 1998 murder of Rita Hester. TDOR marks a day when communities around the globe commemorate trans people who died...

November 14, 2018

Talking Inclusively: November 2018

Welcome to Talking Inclusively, a monthly series designed by PFLAG National’s Straight for Equality program to create conversation about intersectionality, LGBTQ issues, inclusion and more! Each month we’ll offer an article on diverse topics and suggest a few questions that you can...

June 9, 2017

PFLAG and Others Pay Tribute to the Orlando Pulse Nightclub Victims

PFLAG Napa delivered the Orlando Pulse Memorial Quilt to PFLAG Orlando last October. It contains 49 squares, each of which memorializes one of the lives lost in the June 12 mass shooting.

June 12, 2017

Talking Inclusively: June 2017

Welcome to Talking Inclusively, a monthly series designed by PFLAG National’s Straight for Equality program to create conversation about intersectionality, LGBTQ issues, inclusion and more! Each month we’ll offer an article on diverse...

May 31, 2017

Honor Them With Action

As part of our #TakeOneStep initiative to honor our founder’s steps in support of her gay son, we’re proud to partner with Equality Florida on #HonorThemWithAction, launched in memory of the event that happened at Pulse last June. The goal?...

March 27, 2017

Something to Talk About: March 2017

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 Straight for Equality program to...

August 25, 2016

PFLAG Works in Coalition with DOJ on Trans Best Practices Law Enforcement Video

This morning, the Department of Justice Community Relations Service (CRS) launched a new roll-call training video, “Law Enforcement and the Transgender Community,” that models best practices for police interactions with transgender individuals.  The short roll-call training video uses real-world scenarios...
August 5, 2016

PFLAG Orlando Participates in Pulse Memorial

“Orlando 49” is an effort by Stonewall, in conjunction with Orange County Regional History Center and The One Orlando Collection Initiative, to collect items from the numerous vigils and remembrance events held in the wake of the mass shooting.

July 4, 2016

Una Nota a Mi Hijo: Lo que padres de hijos heteros nunca pueden comprender de Orlando

Este artículo fue publicado originalmente en Your Tango. 

Si piensas que tu sabes como ser papá o mamá con un hijo [o hija] LGBTQ, piénsalo de nuevo.

Esta mañana lloré por la primera vez. Mi amiga Cathy me preguntό...

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July 1, 2016

PFLAG Orlando Response Update

June has been a somber month for Pride. Our collective grief over Orlando is new territory for some, but in the days ahead our solidarity and unity will continue to be needed by so many who have been affected.

June 14, 2016

A Note to My Kid: What Parents of Straight Kids Will NEVER Understand About Orlando

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This article originally appeared on YourTango.

Think you know what it's like to be the parent of an...

June 20, 2016

Declaración de PFLAG National en el Ataque en Orlando

Para más información, le contacta a Liz Owen, Directora de Comunicaciones, PFLAG National | | (202) 657-4026


Claim Your Rights

If you have experienced bullying, harassment, or discrimination in school because of sexual orientation or gender identity, you’re not alone. According to GLSEN, approximately 85% of high school students report...

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June 17, 2016

PFLAG on Orlando

In the midst of profound tragedy, we find hope. Numerous PFLAG chapters across the country - and, in fact, around the world—have been holding vigils and support meetings in response to the June 12th shooting in Orlando, which targeted LGBTQ people, primarily of Latinx descent.

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

June 12, 2016

PFLAG National Statement on Attack in Orlando

Contact: Liz Owen, Director of Communications, PFLAG National | | (202) 657-4026


International Human Rights Defense Act of 2015

This bill will direct the newly created Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTQ Peoples position under the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor tasked with


Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA)

SNDA would establish a comprehensive Federal prohibition of discrimination in public schools based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. SNDA would provide...


Hate Crime Statistics and Prevention

The Transgender Day of Remembrance in November 2015 marked the most violent deaths in the U.S. of transgender women of color ever since counting formally began in 1998, and it...


Hate Crimes Prevention Toolkit

Anti-LGBTQ violence – both reported and unreported – continues along with hate crimes based on race, religion, gender, national origin, and other real or perceived identities. Too many of us...