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 … Read more
The PFLAGPole is PFLAG National’s newsletter. Printed bi-annually, the PFLAGPole brings you the latest and greatest on PFLAG National’s programs and events. It also includes stories covering PFLAG’s mission of support, education, and advocacy and how our 400+ chapters–and PFLAG National staff, board members, and volunteer regional directors–are working together to change hearts and minds … Read more
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
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
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
Interested in free tickets to Freeheld? PFLAG Seattle was offered free tickets, redeem using this link: http://www.lionsgatescreenings.com/PFLAGSEA for the showing. Use code PFLAGSEA. Location: AMC Pacific Place, Downtown Seattle, WA, October 6, 2015. Arrive at 6:15 PM for the 7:00 PM screening. Synopsis: Based on the Oscar®-winning short documentary and adapted by the writer of Philadelphia, Freeheld … Read more
It’s that time of year again and PFLAG Seattle is excited to take part in Seattle Pride 2015! We’ll be participating in the following events this month, and would love it if you stopped by to say hello! We’re also looking for volunteers, please click the volunteer button above if you’re interested! Pride Family Picnic … Read more
It’s that time of year again! PFLAG Seattle will be hosting it’s annual meeting. Meet your new board members and learn about the chapter’s plans for programming and outreach for 2015. Light refreshments will be served.
Eat, drink and carve at PFLAG Seattle’s FREE Pumpkin Carving Party for everyone in the community. Join us for a spook-tacular and ghoulishly good time on Saturday, October 18th from 10 am – 2 pm at Gas Works Park! We have a limited amount of pumpkins to give away for free, or you can BYOP, … Read more
Come join us and PFLAG Bellevue (we’re co-sponsors) at the festival to watch “Family Ties Short Program” on Saturday, Oct. 19. The festival folks describe the film like this:
“When it comes to drama, families sure know how to dish it out. From coming out to planning weddings, the film ‘Family Ties Short Program’ shows families all have something in common: each other.”
Now in its 19th year, the festival is the largest event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, showcasing the latest and greatest in queer film, from major motion picture premieres to independent work from emerging talents. The festival, which runs Oct. 9-19, provides unique opportunities for visiting and local filmmakers to engage with audiences and interact with over 10,000 attendees.
Bring your friends and family on Oct. 19 and stop by the PFLAG table to say hi.
Where: AMC Pacific Place, downtown Seattle
When: 2:45 p.m., Oct. 19
For tickets, click here.