On Wednesday, the Texas Senate passed a bill that would require people to use restrooms and other facilities that match the gender on their birth certificate..Read More
Austin gets its first transgender health clinic.Read More
"We cannot remember a single case where a trans person sexually or physically assaulted a child."Read More
“As details continue to emerge from Orlando, our collective sadness, anger and grief is overwhelming. Our hearts are with those anxiously awaiting word of the safety of their loved ones, or who are already trying to cope with the unbearable loss of innocent lives. We thank the many first responders who saved, and continue to save lives.
PFLAG knows that the effects of this deliberate shooting spree that targeted an LGBTQ nightclub on Latinx Night will ripple across the country, reviving anxiety and painful emotions for anyone who has experienced hateful actions themselves or against loved ones because of who they are. We concur with President Obama’s message: This unprecedented massacre, this act of terror, this act of hate against people who are LGBTQ, was an attack on the fundamental belief in equality and dignity for all people.
At PFLAG, it tragically reminds us that our work is far from over. As ambassadors of love and hope, PFLAG members will continue to support our extended family of LGBTQ people, families, and allies through these dark, anxious moments and beyond. Let us join in unity to end violence and hatred."
An inspirational story written by a parent of a child who dresses differently than other boys.Read More
Pride School Atlanta is a K-12 school....Read More
Labeling toys by gender influences what toys are socially acceptable choices. Removing those distinctions will allow children to explore and be who they are without fear.
Known as the “GIVE Clinic” for gender identity Veteran Experience, it will provide transgender veterans with primary care, hormonal therapy, pre and post-operative care, mental health services and social work services, reports WKYC-TV.
Gender stereotypes are changing. Barbie commercial shows boy playing with Barbie doll.
Furthermore, the rate is on track to TRIPLE from last year!
It was a great day of celebration as Austin PFLAG participated in the 2015 Austin PRIDE parade and festival along with tens of thousands of people celebrating LGBTQ diversity.