Following Election 2008, PFLAG Reports Significant Spike in Chapters and Attendance Across the United States
Organization Says It Received 75 Inquiries About Local Chapters Since November
“If there is a silver lining to the set-back our families experienced on
PFLAG says it has received inquiries about starting new chapters in states such as
“When I saw that change in my mother, I thought, ‘This is important,’”
Huckaby says the new chapters underscore the fact that, even today, PFLAG is a critical part of communities across the country.
“As President Obama has so often reminded us, change doesn’t come from
For a complete list of PFLAG chapters, visit the organization online at www.pflag.org
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
SOURCE Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)