PFLAG

Read the latest news about PFLAG, or Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Since its inception in 1972, PFLAG has grown to become the largest organization through which straight allies can support members of the LGBT community. Learn more about the history of the organization, which was founded by elementary school teacher Jeanne Manford after she discovered her gay son had become a victim of violence for his activism. Discover PFLAG’s many campaigns and advocacy work that helps improve the lives of LGBT youth.

The former Portland black chapter of PFLAG, the only one of its kind in the nation, declares independence and sets a course toward racial justice.  

August 25 2016 6:34 AM

The posters come with a pro-LGBT message only visible if you takes a photo of it using a camera flash.

January 26 2016 11:30 AM

The social network provided The Advocate with a special preview of what it calls 'improvements' to the way users report and defend their names.

December 15 2015 8:03 AM

The Maine teen, famed for winning a landmark decision allowing her to use the girl's bathroom at school, plays a trans dancer struggling with transition-related healthcare.

June 18 2015 3:13 PM

Marsha Aizumi says she was honoring her forebears when she marched in a Pride parade to support her transgender son.

May 27 2015 7:15 AM

PFLAG honored allies from the worlds of entertainment, sports, and business at a gala even this week.

April 02 2015 6:17 PM

Married Methodist pastors Tom and Jan Harry discuss their daughter's coming-out, her wedding, and why her marriage deserves respect.

March 30 2015 6:00 AM
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