LGBTQ+ News

New Film Honors AAPI PFLAG Families

Last year, filmmaker Stephanie Tran (they/them), a young, queer, Vietnamese filmmaker, approached PFLAG National with an idea for a film to amplify and honor LGBTQ+ Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) voices. Then COVID hit, and the way films were being made had to change—quickly—putting the project on pause. We are so glad that, one …

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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 …

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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 …

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PFLAG National Response to HHS Healthcare Final Rule, Designed to Harm Vulnerable Communities

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, PFLAG National issued the following statement in response to the Department of Health and Human Services having published a final rule to weaken enforcement of the Health Care Rights Law (section 1557 of the ACA), which specifically protects LGBTQ+ people, people with limited English proficiency, women, and many others. Diego Sanchez, Director of …

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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 …

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Remembering Robin Williams

Like many of you in the community, we at PFLAG Seattle were saddened to hear of the passing of Robin Williams. It’s almost unsettling to hear that someone who spent so much of their time making other people laugh and feel good was battling depression, something we don’t discuss often enough. Please take a minute to watch our friend and Suicide Prevent Expert, Sue Eastgard of UW’s Forefront, talk about suicide and depression.

If you or anyone you know is having thoughts about suicide, please call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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