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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September 20, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: September 23, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the erasure of men who are bisexual+.

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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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September 14, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: September 17, 2020

This week's discussion topic is classic LGBTQ+ literature.

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July 6, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: July 9, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the experience of people who are LGBTQ+ in rural America.

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June 29, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: July 2, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the experience of people who are bi+ in LGBTQ+ and straight spaces.

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June 8, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: June 11, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the Black Lives Matter movement and its impact on black, LGBTQ+ activists.

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May 29, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: June 4, 2020

This week's discussion topic is essential LGBTQ+ pride songs.

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May 18, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: May 21, 2020

This week's discussion topic is online safety for people who are LGBTQ+ and the responsibility of moderators to create safe online space.

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When Someone Comes Out: A PFLAGers Guide to Demonstrating Support and Acceptance Recording & Training Toolkit

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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December 31, 2018

Famous Former PFLAGer's Advocacy Through Media

"Kevyn Aucoin helped start chapters of PFLAG and encouraged celebrities to offer positive messages to queer youth–a practice much less commonplace at the time."

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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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October 9, 2014

About the Q

PFLAG National uses the letter "Q" to denote both "Queer" and "Questioning." We define these separate terms as follows:

Queer: A term used by some people—particularly youth—to describe themselves and/or their community. Reclaimed from its earlier negative use, the term...

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August 25, 2016

Women’s Equality Day 2016: In Honor of LGBTQ Women

August 26th is Women’s Equality Day, a day honoring women’s right to vote in the U.S. and a good opportunity to highlight issues surrounding LGBTQ women’s equality in the U.S. and around the globe.

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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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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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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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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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December 31, 2015

LGBTQ Stories in TV and Film

This has been a remarkable year for LGBTQ characters and stories in film and TV. From mainstream movies to independent films, major networks to cable outlets to new players in the TV arena like Netflix and Amazon, there are more...

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May 20, 2014

A Note to Wil from Mom

Dear Wil,

image from http://s3.amazonaws.com/hires.aviary.com/k/mr6i2hifk4wxt1dp/14060219/6b97b141-f67a-4fe3-9ee6-c79c0baa47f2.pngAs a rule, we parents think we do so much to shape our children. We neglect to acknowledge what you do to shape...

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