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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.

PFLAG continues to prove that parental support is powerful.

October 17 2018 4:08 PM

New York parents who couldn't abide by their gay son's harassment in the early '70s created the influential support group.

June 25 2018 11:17 AM

The MSNBC host claims her blog was hacked, and the antigay posts were not written by her.

April 25 2018 5:37 PM

Avril Swan on the legacy of love and acceptance her family built 45 years ago.

March 12 2018 6:19 AM

The family-oriented organization is putting an impressive mother in the driver's seat.

September 12 2017 10:26 AM

National PFLAG president Jean Hodges writes on standing up to the likes of Jeff Sessions and Betsy DeVos.

February 15 2017 5:12 AM

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