October 15, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: October 21, 2021

This week's discussion topic is intersex inclusion.

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October 11, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: October 14, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the removal of homsexuality from the DSM in 1973 and the PBS Documentary, Cured.

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Advanced Bi+ Allyship: Going Beyond the "Bi"nary Recording & Training Toolkit

Beginning the ally journey can take a lot of introspection about your biases—and that work must continue as you become a more advanced ally. In this 201-level training, we will...

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August 19, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: August 26, 2021

This week's discussion topic is conversion therapy and the film Pray Away on Netflix.

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August 12, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: August 19, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the experiences of LGBTQ+ elders in the US.

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July 30, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: August 5, 2021

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ coffee shops and other queer, sober spaces.

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Bisexuality+ 101: Understanding & Supporting People Who Are Bi+: Recording & Training Toolkit

The LGBTQ+ community is inclusive of many, but too often certain letters -- and people -- are less visible. As allies become increasingly educated about the LGBTQ+ community and feel more...

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July 12, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: July 15, 2021

This week's discussion topic is anti-trans state legislation and the AMA's position on gender affirming care for children.

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May 17, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: May 20, 2021

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ mental health in the era of COVID-19.

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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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April 9, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: April 15, 2021

This week's discussion topic is breaking the "walls of silence" around self-harm, suicidal ideation, and death by suicide.

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January 22, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: January 28, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the experience of LGBTQ+ folks living with a disability.

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December 4, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: December 10, 2020

This week's discussion topic is conversion therapy and the PBS film Cured.

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November 30, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: December 3, 2020

This week's discussion topic is PrEP, HIV/AIDS, and the decline of HIV-related deaths over the last eight years.

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October 30, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: November 5, 2020

This week's discussion topic is self-care in the COVID-19 era.

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LGBTQ Sex Ed: Health, Rights, and Pleasure Recording & Training Toolkit

Sex education for LGBTQ youth tends to be very limited, both in formal and informal spaces. This workshop will raise awareness of the importance of providing LGBTQ youth with...

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July 20, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: July 23, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the mental health impacts COVID-19 has had on the LGBTQ+ population.

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January 17, 2020

Something to Talk About: January 2020

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...

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January 27, 2019

Something to Talk About: January 2019

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 EqualityTM program to create conversation about...

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January 17, 2018

PFLAG National Speaks Out Against So-Called “Conscience and Religious Freedom” Division of HHS

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

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September 13, 2017

What We Know Now: Updating Best Practices for Talking About Suicide & LGBT Populations

The media coverage that took root in the aftermath of these deaths gave LGBT suicide unprecedented visibility and sparked long-overdue public conversation about suicide risk in LGBT communities. But a lot of what was being said about the suicides of young people known or believed to be gay was deeply concerning. The singular focus on bullying oversimplified the complex factors that can lead people to take their lives, and suicide was widely portrayed as an almost inevitable response to the rejection and abuse suffered by so many LGBT youth. Fears began to mount that the rampant publicity would lead other vulnerable LGBT young people to identify with the experiences of the suicide victims and copy their behavior.

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September 7, 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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August 27, 2017

Something to Talk About: August 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 create...

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July 27, 2017

Something to Talk About: July 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 create conversation about...

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May 3, 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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November 1, 2016

LGBT Caregiver Perspectives

Caregiving and advocating for family members or friends is a challenging and sometimes heart-rending labor of love.

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July 14, 2016

LDS Church and Suicide Prevention

This past November, LDS church leaders declared those in same-sex marriages apostates. The resolution prevents children of such couples from becoming church members or partaking in baptism until after the...

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June 30, 2016

July: A Month about Freedom and the Courage to Achieve It

As June ends and July begins, many cities are still celebrating Pride. This year, the official Pride month (June) provided brilliant celebrations of how far we have come – one year since marriage equality! – as well as somber moments...

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Health

Our LGBTQ loved ones do not have equal access to quality healthcare to address their unique health needs. Often they face financial, personal and cultural barriers to healthcare, caused...

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Stop AIDS in Prison Act

This bill directs the Bureau of Prisons to create comprehensive policy to provide testing, treatment, and prevention of HIV to federal prison...

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Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2014

This bill will amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to require the Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs to review the procedures when it comes to...

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LGBT Elder Americans Act of 2015

This bill will amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to designate LGBTQ older adults as a population with "greatest social need," permanently establish...

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Straight for Equality in Healthcare Chapter Field Guide

Straight for Equality in Healthcare will only be as effective as our outreach with it. We must work together to ensure that this key resource makes it into the hands...

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Straight for Equality in Healthcare Publication

This guide helps healthcare professionals understand how they too can help move equality forward. By being more inclusive in their language and learning more about the unique challenges that LGBT...

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March 29, 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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