PFLAG National speaks out on issues critical to creating a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed. From National Board policy statements to press releases on breaking news, PFLAG works to keep the critical family and ally voice part of the conversation. While we speak out on policy at the federal, state and local level, as a 501c3 organization, we do not advocate for or against particular candidates. We do, however, work to get out the vote, which is an important part of the process.
We see everyday freedom of religion conflated with the freedom to discriminate, and the growing crescendo that this discrimination be enshrined in law.
When an issue that affects our LGBTQ loved ones comes to the forefront, the Board of Directors of PFLAG National often has or develops a Policy Statement on that topic.
In 2014, PFLAG members across the country voted to lose "Parent, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays" as the official name of the organization in favor of just, simply, PFLAG. No acronym, but a name for an organization with...
“To not include sexual orientation and gender identity in CDC reporting on violent death victims is to erase the high incidence of fatal violence that LGBTQ people experience,” Elizabeth Raymond Ko
And PFLAG National released a statement reading in part, "In signing this so-called 'religious liberty' order, the president has essentially granted broad permission to discriminate..."
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