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Going Home For The Holidays…Or Any Days

About 4.5% of Americans identify as LGBTQ+ — meaning more than 11 million people in the country, and being accepted and affirmed (or not) plays a big role in their well-being. This all really comes into play at holiday time, or any time and LGBTQ+ person might be headed home. While for some LGBTQ+ people … Read more

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Adapted from PFLAG National Each November 20th, PFLAG joins in honoring the 2020 Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), which was inspired by the 1998 murder of Rita Hester.  From tdor.info: The Transgender Day of Remembrance serves several purposes. It raises public awareness of hate crimes against transgender people, an action that current media doesn’t perform. Day of … Read more

Proud Parent

This new film shows the love between Jen and Amy, exploring parent-child relationships, and the challenges of bringing a partner home for the first time – especially for the LGBTQ+ community. The film highlights the true importance of family love, support, and affirmation. The #ProudParent platform is our partnership with OREO, aimed at empowering and … Read more

PFLAG National Celebrates a Pro-Equality Win for LGBTQ+ People and Their Families

WASHINGTON—Following days of ballot counting, the voices of American voters have been heard. We the people have made our choice for the leadership of this country. Despite the pandemic and deliberate barriers, voters have done their job and turned out in record numbers, and as election officials across the country have confirmed, the outcome is … Read more

PFLAG Votes 2020

2020 may be our most critical election to date and you can count on PFLAG Seattle to give you the information, tools, and resources you need to vote, and help others to vote, too. We’ll continue to update this post with helpful links and resources to keep you informed. Registration (Washington State) Voting Dates and … Read more

Supreme Court Affirms LGBTQ+ People Have the Right to Work Under Title VII

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the Supreme Court of the United States released its rulings on three cases that affect whether a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+) person can be fired or never hired for whom they love or for being who they are. Each decision affects the extent that Title VII of the Civil Rights … Read more

Love Calls Back

It’s never too late for love to call back. Verizon and PFLAG are committed to connecting and reconnecting all families. Find support for LGBTQ families at pflag.org

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LGBTQ Asian And Pacific Islander Youth Report

In 2017, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation partnered with researchers at the University of Connecticut to conduct a groundbreaking survey of over 12,000 LGBTQ youth and capture their experiences in their families, schools, social circles and communities. More than 1,200 Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ youth responded to the survey. This resource presents data collected … Read more