October 26, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: October 28, 2021

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 series designed by PFLAG National’s Straight for Equality program to create conversation about LGBTQ+...

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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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October 4, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: October 7, 2021

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ history.

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September 27, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: September 30, 2021

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ inclusion in sports - and specifically in professional men's sports in the US.

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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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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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September 13, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: September 16, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the experience of people who are LGBTQ+ and Hispanic in the US.

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September 2, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: September 9, 2021

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ representation in gaming.

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August 26, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: September 2, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the LGBTQ+ generational wealth gap.

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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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August 9, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: August 12, 2021

This week's discussion topic is "guncles" and the role the play in modern families.

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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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July 26, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: July 29, 2021

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

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July 14, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: July 22, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the power and impact of queer hairstyles.

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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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June 24, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: July 1, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the impact of disco music on LGBTQ+ culture.

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June 21, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: June 24, 2021

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ comic book characters and creators.

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June 14, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: June 17, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the experience of black LGBTQ+ folks and their families.

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June 2, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: June 10, 2021

This week's discussion topic is how to find an LGBTQ+ inclusive college or university.

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May 28, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: June 3, 2021

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ inclusive school curriculum and the states that mandate or ban it.

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May 20, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: May 27, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the experience of queer, femme fans of Star Trek.

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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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May 10, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: May 13, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the lack of safe spaces for LGBTQ+ folks on social media.

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May 3, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: May 6, 2020

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ inclusion in faith communities.

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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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April 15, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: April 22, 2021

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ involvement and inclusion in the environmental justice movement.

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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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April 5, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: April 8, 2021

This week's discussion topic is The Equality Act.

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March 28, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: April 1, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the experience of college-aged LGBTQ+ folks during COVID-19.

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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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March 15, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: March 18, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the experiences of LGBTQ+ Mormons.

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March 5, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: March 11, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the disappearance of lesbian bars in the US.

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February 25, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: March 4, 2021

This weeks discussion topic is LGBTQ+ demographics in the US .

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February 18, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: February 25, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the Equality Act.

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February 12, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: February 18, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the lack of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ diversity in major media award nominations.

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February 4, 2021

Something to Talk About Live; February 11, 2021

This week's discussion topic is asexuality and aromanticism.

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February 1, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: February 4, 2021

This week's discussion is black LGBTQ+ heroes throughout history.

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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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January 14, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: January 21, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the experiences of nonreligious LGBTQ+ youth.

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January 11, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: January 14, 2021

This week's discussion topic is the experience of LGBTQ+ Wonder Woman fans.

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January 4, 2021

Something to Talk About Live: January 7, 2021

This week's discussion topic is chosen families and the impact of COVID-19 has had on them.

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December 14, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: December 17, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the experience of LGBTQ+ Jews in the US.

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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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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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November 9, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: November 12, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the experiences of queer, Christian, Tejanos.

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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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October 23, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: October 29, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the significance of Halloween in LGBTQ+ culture.

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October 19, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: October 22, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the history of "coming out" and the political significance it holds today.

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October 12, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: October 15, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the experiences of LGBTQ+ Filipinos in the Philippines and in the US.

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October 5, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: October 8, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the experience of LGBTQ+ Republicans and conservatives in the US.

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September 25, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: October 1, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the casting of queer characters in popular media.

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September 21, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: September 24, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the disappearance of LGBTQ+ newspapers, print media, and periodicals in the US.

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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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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 31, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: September 3, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the isolation many LGBTQ+ young people felt during stay-at-home orders in the COVID-19 era.

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August 24, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: August 27, 2020

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ gamers.

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July 24, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: July 30, 2020

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ inclusion in professional men's sports.

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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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July 13, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: July 16, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the significance and impact of LGBTQ+ inclusive brands.

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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 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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June 15, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: June 18, 2020

This week's discussion topic is how to celebrate Pride if you aren't out to everyone in your life.

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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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April 27, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: April 30, 2020

This week's discussion topic is the ALA's banned book list - and the 8 of 10 most challenged with LGBTQ+ content.

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April 20, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: April 23, 2020

This week's discussion topic is changes in public opinion data about the right to religious refusal in the US.

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April 13, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: April 16, 2020

This week's discussion topic is innovative projects helping to connect LGBTQ+ folks during the COVID-19 era.

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April 6, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: April 9, 2020

This week's discussion topics is the shift of LGBTQ+ events to online formats in the COVID-19 era.

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March 30, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: April 2, 2020

This week's discussion topic is LGBTQ+ films available on streaming services.

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March 23, 2020

Something to Talk About Live: March 26, 2020

This week's discussion topic is how COVID-19 will impact Pride in 2020.

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March 5, 2020

Something to Talk About: March 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 program to create conversation about...

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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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November 15, 2019

Something to Talk About: November 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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September 25, 2019

Something to Talk About: September 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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July 18, 2019

Something to Talk About: July 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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May 28, 2019

Something to Talk About: May 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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March 18, 2019

Something to Talk About: March 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...

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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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November 26, 2018

Something to Talk About: November 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 Straight for EqualityTM program to create conversation about...

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June 28, 2018

Something to Talk About: June 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 Straight for Equality program to create conversation about...

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May 30, 2018

Something to Talk About: May 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 Straight for Equality program to create conversation about...

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April 24, 2018

Something to Talk About: April 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 Straight for Equality program to create conversation about...

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So You Think You Can Ally? Advanced Ally Engagement Skills for PFLAG Chapters Recording & Training Toolkit

PFLAG chapters support families, educate their community about the issues their loved ones face, and advocate for LGBTQ+ equality. Allies have become an integral part of that work as chapters...

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February 26, 2018

Something to Talk About: February 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 Straight for Equality program to create conversation about...

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November 28, 2017

Something to Talk About: November 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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August 30, 2017

Better Allying in Challenging Times

With growing opposition and resistance to the current political realities in the US there have been new, inspiring examples of the impact that allies can have when they’re visible, vocal, and present. And that has the Straight for Equality team...

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June 26, 2017

Something to Talk About: June 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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May 29, 2017

Something to Talk About: May 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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April 1, 2017

Spring Fever: The PFLAG National Straight for Equality Gala

PFLAG National, which supports families, friends and allies of LGBTQ people, held its annual gala at the Marriott Marquis on March 27.

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April 24, 2017

Something to Talk About: April 2017

Looking for ways to keep the conversation going about LGBTQ and ally 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...

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March 23, 2017

PFLAG National to Honor Martha Plimpton

This year, the event will celebrate Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Martha Plimpton, CNN political analyst Ana Navarro, and Alcoa.

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March 26, 2017

CNN's Ana Navarro to be Honored by PFLAG

"With a wider political divide than ever before, as a nonpartisan organization we felt it was important to honor different ally voices of support for the LGBTQ community, and Ana Navarro is such an

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March 26, 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...

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March 19, 2017

PFLAG National To Honor Emmy® Winner Martha Plimpton At The 2017 Straight For Equality Awards

NEW YORK CITY, MARCH 20, 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

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March 6, 2017

PFLAG National To Honor Ana Navarro At The 2017 Straight For Equality Awards

NEW YORK CITY, MARCH 7, 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 26, 2017

Something to Talk About: February 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...

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What Would You Do?: Tips and Tools for PFLAGers and Allies in Tough Situations Recording & Training Toolkit

In trying times visible, vocal, and active allyship is more significant than ever. PFLAG parents and allies, in communities nationwide, have the power to encourage LGBTQ inclusion and to...

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December 30, 2016

Straight for Equality: Allies in 2016

Heading into the New Year is a great time to reflect on where we’ve been, all that we have to celebrate (and mourn) this year, and where we’re headed in 2017. Of course, we always love to inspire a conversation...

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November 29, 2016

Becoming Visible Allies

PFLAGers – just like nearly everyone across the U.S. – are likely to still be recovering from the range of emotions they felt after this month’s election.

Regardless of who you supported and how you feel about the outcomes, there...

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September 29, 2016

S4E at Out & Equal

PFLAG National and the Straight for Equality team are hitting the road to represent PFLAG National’s incredible work at the 2016 Out & Equal Workplace Summit!

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August 28, 2016

Allies, Athletes, and Back to School

There has been tremendous progress in the world of sports for LGBTQ athletes of all skill-level and ages in recent years. The number of athletes, professional leagues, NCAA sports programs, and nonprofit...

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July 28, 2016

Straight for Equality: Self-Care for Allies

Most of the time, this article is dedicated to highlighting an ally-focused effort, or news, or suggesting ways that allies can take action to support their LGBTQ friends. But this month, we need to change it up. This month,...

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Have Faith! Straight for Equality in Faith Communities for PFLAG Chapters Recording & Training Toolkit

Addressing issues at the intersection of faith and LGBTQ equality remains one of the biggest challenges and most important topics that PFLAG members and chapters across the country encounter...

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Straight for Equality: Becoming a Trans Ally Recording & Training Toolkit

The inclusion of people who are transgender has been a long-term commitment for PFLAGers. And we’re proud to announce the release of a new publication that will help you and...

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Straight for Equality Chapter Field Guide

This step-by-step field guide has three great ideas for using the Straight for Equality project with your chapter. Learn how to share information about this new project, energize your speakers...

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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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be not afraid - help is on the way! straight for equality in faith communities

be not afraid – help is on the way! straight for equality in faith communities aims to move the way we understand our religious beliefs and our relationships with LGBTQ people...

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Straight for Equality: guide to being a straight ally

This guide will help you understand how straight allies fit in the effort to achieve equality for all. Learn more about what it means to be a straight ally and...

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Straight for Equality: guide to being a trans ally

This publication, from our Straight for Equality program, will help you learn more about what transgender means, develop competency around talking about the issue, become better informed about the challenges...

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November 30, 2015

Straight for Equality is Ready to Celebrate

The Holidays Are Here and Straight for Equality is Ready to Celebrate

Heading into the New Year is a great time to reflect on where we’ve been, all that we have to celebrate this year, and where we’re...

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November 24, 2015

S4E: Allies and the Holidays

Holiday time can be incredible--seeing family and friends, parties, gift exchanges. At the same time, they can be stressful when we find ourselves sharing space with people whose opinions on LGBT equality are…well, not exactly where we’d hope they’d...
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May 31, 2015

Creating Culture Change in Corporate America

June has always been the busiest month for PFLAG National’s Straight for Equality® in the Workplace program and 2015 will be no different. PFLAG National staff members Jean-Marie Navetta and Jody Huckaby will spend the month on the road, traveling...

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December 31, 2014

The 2015 PFLAG National Straight for Equality Gala

Now in its seventh year, PFLAG National's Straight for Equality Gala honors and celebrates some of the most powerful straight allies who are changing the world for our LGBTQ loved ones through their work. The awards each...

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