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PFLAG Westminster – Carroll County, Maryland Chapter

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Moving Equality Forward
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Words Matter!

Are you looking for Understanding of LGBTQTIAA+ Terminology?

What words to use when and where?

Join us at 5pm March 17 at our PFLAG Community Meeting.  We will present a short

presentation and have a panel of knowledgeable LGBTQ+ folks, together we will try

and address your questions and more.

Meeting Location: St. Paul’s UCC, 17  Bond Street (corner of Green Street) in Westminster.

All are welcome and encouraged to Attend!

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FCPL is seeking people to participate on its first Human Library program and folks from the LGBTQ+ community would be great additions. I will be helping facilitate the day. Here is some more information:

In line with their 2019 Frederick Reads event, Frederick County Public Libraries will host a Human Library where members of the community are invited to meet with others and discuss their life experiences.
What is a Human Library?

A Human Library provides an opportunity for people to talk to other people, people they do not know, with different life experiences in a safe, non-judgmental environment. The goal of a Human Library is to expand how we see our neighbors and increase an understanding of our entire community.

Human Library is a worldwide movement that began in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2000. Human Libraries have taken place in over 80 countries. The motto of the Human Library movement is to “unjudge someone”.

How does it work?

A Human Library features individuals -“books” – who are willing to meet one on one with another person and speak openly about their life. Visitors to the event select which “books” (people) they would like to have a conversation with. They select from a list providing basic information about each book. Attendees can sign up to speak with one person or several, as time allows. The conversations are private. Attendees should not feel that any question they ask is silly.

The link to apply to be a “human book” is https://www.fcpl.org/frederick-county-public-libraries-human-library-book-application.

<https://www.fcpl.org/frederick-county-public-libraries-human-library-book-application>

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A Dance for All! (LGBTQ and Straight Allies!)
This is an all ages event !
There is No special dress code!

(Suggested canned food donation for admission.
Please check expiration dates.)

FEBRUARY 17TH 5PM-9PM
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ 17 Bond St. Westminster, MD

 

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Join with PFLAG allies and friends  to see the the great little film ‘Love Simon’ at 5 p.m. on Sunday January 20, 2019 at St. Paul’s UCC (Corner of Bond & Green Streets)

Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he’s gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.

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***  Here’s our new Address  ***

 

PFLAG Westminster-Carroll County  
c/o St. Paul’s UCC
17 Bond Street    
Westminster, Maryland  21157


We’ll be looking forward to hearing from you!

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The Parade which was scheduled for the evening of  Thursday September 27 has been

***CANCELLED***

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Please join us for our annual picnic and kick off what promises to be an exciting year for PFLAG Westminster-Carroll County!! Re-connect with friends and make some new ones!! Bring what you’d like to grill (grills with charcoal are available), a dish to share and a smile!! PFLAG will supply the drinks, condiments and paper products! This is a “rain or shine” event. We hope to see you there!!

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Sunday at 5 PM – 7 PM
17 Bond Street, Westminster MD (St Paul’s United Church of Christ) – (this is not a church affiliated event.)

Hosted by Pflag Westminster – Carroll County
410-861-0488
YOU HAVE A HOME IN PFLAG

 

 

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PFLAG IS Co-Hosting the beautiful, 2018 award winning film,
‘CALL ME BY YOUR NAME’
****Note : there are 2 screenings.
Friday, June 15, 2018 1 pm (captioned)
Friday, June 15, 2018 7:30 pm
****Check Carroll Arts Center   for further details.
Carroll Arts Center is located at
91 West Main Street, Westminster, MD 21157
Phone: 410-848-7272

   

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PFLAG invites you to a FREE screening of  the 2015 Docudrama , ‘PRIDE’

This BBC-produced film is based on a true story and depicts a group of lesbian and gay activists who raised money to help families affected by the British miners’ strike in 1984, at the outset of what would become the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners campaign.  The National Union of Mineworkers was reluctant to accept the group’s support due to the union’s public relations’ worries about being openly associated with a gay group, so the activists instead decided to take their donations directly to Onllwyn, a small mining village in Wales, resulting in an alliance between the two communities. The alliance was unlike any seen before but was successful.
,Directed by Matthew Warchus and written by Stephen Beresford

WHEN: April 15, 2018 at 5 p.m.

WHERE: St. Paul’s UCC  at the corner of Bond & Green Sts. in Westminster

 

 

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Our PFLAG fundraiser at our Westminster Chipotle on Sunday April 15th was a HUGE SUCCESS

exceeding all  expectations !!

A Enormous THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED !!

We are delighted to have exceeded our goal, and raised lots of $$$ towards
our first annual WESTMINSTER PRIDE FESTIVAL on JULY 7th!!!

Thank you community – stay tuned for other ways you can be involved!!!

 

 

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