BOOKLETS

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Be Yourself

This publication offers a supportive and understanding approach to today's most common questions and concerns from youth regarding sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. With youth coming out--and disclosing--at younger and younger ages, BE YOURSELF has never been more important. The publication also includes an up-to-date list of resources, including hotline numbers, other organizations, and more. (44 page PDF)


Our Daughters and Sons

This is a "must read" for parents who are forming new and honest relationships with a loved one who has come out to them. This booklet answers several commonly-asked questions about having a gay child. It includes a list of related resources. (16 page PDF)


Our Trans Loved Ones

Our Trans Loved Ones is a brand-new, updated resource. Written by PFLAG staff members, and created with the help of content experts, reviewers, and PFLAGers with experience to share, it is full of information, first-person stories, and expert input geared to those who have a loved one who has come out as trans or gender expansive. (102 page PDF)


Guide to Being a Trans Ally

This guide will help you learn more about  what transgender means, develop competency around talking about the issue, become better informed about the challenges that many trans people face, and know specific ways that you can be a strong trans ally.


Faith in Our Families

Discovering that a loved one is gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender can pose new questions about your faith and may prompt you to re-evaluate beliefs that you previously took for granted. By using personal experiences, this publication provides examples for reconciling your faith with the knowledge that a loved one is gay. This publication includes an updated list of gay and lesbian religious and spiritual groups to watch out for. (20 page PDF)



Guide to Being a Straight Ally

This is a guide for straight allies, by straight allies. It aims to invite, educate, and engage straight allies in the effort to create a world with equality for all. Interested? You can learn more at the Straight for Equality website now.


Straight for Equality in Healthcare

Are you a healthcare professional who wants to find ways to be more inclusive in your practice? Are you a PFLAG member who wants to help educate healthcare providers in your community? Here's where you can start. Download the guide here and visit www.straightforequality.org/healthcare for more details.


Straight for Equality Field Guide

Hey PFLAGer: are you interested in bringing Straight for Equality to your chapter? This handy Field Guide contains great tips on how to use Straight for Equality in your chapter.


Be Not Afraid: Help is on the Way

Straight for equality in faith communities. No matter where your faith community falls on GLBT people and/or issues Straight for Equality is here to help. Learn how to address your own discomfort when it comes to GLBT issues in the context of your religious beliefs, how you can become a straight ally, and small but important steps you can take to express your support for the gay community.

 


Additional booklets

Get additional free PDF booklets from PFLAG.org national headquarters website.  No registration or sign-in needed. The PFLAG national website is best viewed on a computer.


Nuestras Hijas e Hijos

Preguntas y Respuestas para los Padres de Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales y Transgénero de Jóvenes y Adultos. (23 páginas)


Se Tu Mismo

This is the Spanish translation of PFLAG's publication, Be Yourself. The book is a great resource for Spanish-speaking youth and families.