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Thank you Lori and Bob Hollander for beautifully expressing of what many of us who are parents are feeling at this time. Think you know what it’s like to be the parent of an LGBTQ kid? Think again. I finally cried this morning. My friend Cathy reached out to ask how my husband, Bob, and […]

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  Carroll County Times, January 2, 2014 The Carroll County Chapter of PFLAG — Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays — sent Anne Stoner as its representative to the National PFLAG Convention held Oct. 24-27 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The keynote speaker was U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-CT 5th District, […]

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We did it! This morning The Supreme Court of the United States issued its rulings on both Proposition 8 in California and Section 3 of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. As we hoped, the Court’s rulings confirmed what PFLAGers across the country have always known to be true: that love is love, family is family, […]

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You are invited to the Free & always Fun BALTIMORE PRIDE FESTIVAL on  on Sunday June 16 from 11 AM to 6 PM at beautiful DRUID HILL PARK . Click on this link for more information: http://baltimorepride.org/pride-festival/ (Yes, it’s Father’s Day… but it’s well worth trying to attend.  There’s parking at the Festival site (not […]

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The parade steps off on Saturday, June 8, 2012 at 4:30 pm. Metro DC PFLAG has registered and   ALL PFLAG chapters and friends are invited to join them  !!!  If you’ve never done it before , we think you will find it to be a wonderful exhilarating and memorable experience. Feel free to bring […]

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  PFLAG families and friends are delighted to know that  Marriage Equality is now a reality in Maryland. The law ensuring that same-sex couples will no longer be treated as second class citizens under Maryland law went into effect on  January 1st.  At our upcoming PFLAG meeting on Sunday, January 20th at 5 PM we […]

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  Please watch this 30 minute Video from IN THE LIFE:    Foster Care’s Invisible Youth There are approximately 400,000 youth in foster care in the United States. A disproportionate number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) children end up in the system, though an exact count is unknown. This month on IN […]

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PFLAG Moms, June Horner, Judy Gaver, & Nicoline Smits show their support for Civil Marriage Protection Act outside the MD Statehouse in Annapolis.

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Title: CREATING CHANGE – National Conference on LGBT EqualityLocation: Hilton-Baltimore 401 W. Pratt St., Baltimore, MDLink out: Click hereDescription: What’s Creating Change? Only the premier annual organizing and skills-building event for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and their allies. The conference is run by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and attracts […]

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Several Members of PFLAG Howard County including Heath Goisovich and Catherine Hyde, approached Howard County Council members last summer about the inclusion of “Gender Identity and Expression” among the county’s protected classes in the nondiscrimination ordinance. A back and forth over the language of the bill took place involving Gender Rights Maryland and the bill […]

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