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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

Looking for LGBTQ resources in and around Seattle?

Seattle is home to many non-profit organizations, like PFLAG Seattle, dedicated to providing support to the LGBTQ community. Here are some great resources to help you find the support you’re looking for! Gay CityGay City’s Wellness Center, our LGBTQ Resource & Referral Program, our Gay City Volunteer Crew, and Gay City Arts all provide multiple … Read more

August meeting: Dr. Linda Gromko

Our guest speaker will be Dr. Linda Gromko, a local family physician/author with extensive experience treating patients who identify with all parts of the gender and sexual orientation spectrum. There will be opportunity to ask questions and see or purchase her new book, “Where’s My Book?” The second hour of the meeting will be the support … Read more

Keep Discrimination Off the Ballot

Washington’s long-standing laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination have ensured fair and equal treatment for everyone. But now, a new initiative, I-1552, singles out our transgender neighbors, family and friends for discrimination. If opponents of equality gather enough signatures, this dangerous initiative will be on the ballot in 2017. Discrimination isn’t who we are in … Read more

Remembering Anne Melle Hilgermann, lifelong activist & PFLAG mom

  It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of one of our most beloved members Anne Melle Hilgermann. She died at the age of 93 on Dec. 26, 2016. Anne was an original, and by that I mean she stood up for gay rights with other parents even before she knew her … Read more

PFLAG’s Unity and Inclusion Policy Statement

PFLAG National’s Unity and Inclusion Policy Statement  Approved December 2016 From its founding in 1972 to its work today, PFLAG’s membership of LGBTQ people, families, and allies have united in love, embracing each other and people whose communities are often marginalized, erased or ignored. PFLAG reaffirms that unity and inclusion and a shared commitment to … Read more

Donate While You Shop

Donate to PFLAG Seattle by shopping at some of your favorite places! [iconheading type=”h3″ style=”glyphicon glyphicon-shopping-cart” color=”#dd3333″]Amazon.com[/iconheading]Amazon will donate a percentage of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service – just shop through smile.amazon.com and specify that you would like … Read more

Tips For The Holidays

While for some people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender holidays mean celebration, joy, family, and togetherness, for others it can mean a time of stress, difficulty, and even sadness or depression…especially if one feels that they aren’t able to come out or are not out to everyone in the family.  No matter what, … Read more

10 Things You Can Do to Be a Straight Ally

Looking for simple ways to start being amore engaged and active straight ally? Try using a few of these suggestions to build your ally skills and start creating change. Be open. Talk about having gay friends, family, colleagues, or acquaintances. When you talk about them, don’t omit the fact that they’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, or … Read more