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Josh Kraft Honored at Boston PFLAG Event

May 8
Greater Boston PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer people) raised approximately $750,000 to support its work with LGBTQ youth and their families at Pride & Passion 2017.

PFLAG "Steps Up" To Make Things Better For LGBT Youth

By Antoinette Weil | May 2
On May 16, Greater Boston PFLAG hosts its annual spring fundraiser for the equality-fostering programming to stop bullying now.

PFLAG Responds to Indiana Teacher Who Said Gays Have No Purpose in Life

Feb 17
After an Indiana teacher told kids she believes gays have no purpose in life, PFLAG organizers launched the "You Have a Purpose" Facebook page.

PFLAG Founder Dies at 92

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 10
Jeanne Manford, the founder of the influential LGBT group Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, died on Tuesday at the age of 92.

PFLAG to Honor Broadway Icons Audra McDonald and Will Swenson

Mar 24
PFLAG National will honor Broadway stars Audra McDonald and Will Swenson with the 2012 Straight for Equality in Entertainment Award, to be presented at the Fourth Annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala on Monday, April 2nd at the Marriott Marquis Times.

Pioneering Mother’s Legacy Lives On Through PFLAG

By Michael K. Lavers | Nov 12
Nearly four decades after Jeanne Manford marched alongside her gay son in New York’s annual Pride parade, her vision was on full display at PFLAG’s national convention in Alexandria, Va., on Nov 3-6.

Jill Biden Opens PFLAG National Convention

By Michael K. Lavers | Nov 4
Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden spoke out against anti-LGBT bullying as she stressed the importance of family and family acceptance at the opening of the Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) National Conference in Alexandria, Va., on Friday, Nov. 4.

HBGC & PFLAG to Host Empowerment Conference for LGBTQ Youth of Color

Sep 22
The Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) and Greater Boston Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will host its first annual Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Youth Empowerment Conference.

A Mother’s Love Inspires a Nation :: Mama Wu says ’Gay is Okay’

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 17
Chinese society has been making steady progress toward greater acceptance of LGBTs. Now a former magazine editor has a message for the nation’s parents of gay children: it’s okay.

’Ex-Gays’ Say Their Books Kept Out of Libraries, Cry Censorship

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 23
A group that supports the notion that gays can choose to become straight says that books about so-called "ex-gays" are being systematically denied space on the shelves of school libraries.

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