Welcome to PFLAG Westminster - Carroll County, Maryland

PFLAG Westminster – Carroll County, Maryland Chapter

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Moving Equality Forward
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OUR SUPPORTERS

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Brother, Help Thyself, a community-based organization that provides financial and other support to nonprofit organizations serving the GLBTQ and HIV/AIDS community in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. metro area

 

MELTDOWN  —  DIY / CERAMICS / CLAY/ GLASS

Meltdown is a DIY fired arts & craft studio where
customers create projects in ceramic, glass, clay and canvas.
C’mon…. Let’s Melt Stuff!

25 E Main St
Westminster, Maryland
(410) 751-6358

    Ample Parking on Street and Parking Lot.

    KEPPLER CONTRACTING COMPANY

    Home Improvement-Construction-Carpentry-Repairs
    Highly Recommended  with Excellent References
    KepCon@comcast.net — 410-984-1359

     

    The BETTY STANSBURY MEMORIAL FUND

      Betty Stansbury (1923-2011)Betty in Red

    A lifelong homemaker, Betty Stansbury was the mother of 3 sons. A talented gardener, flower arranger,       and seamstress, activism was the last thing on her mind. But her middle son’s coming out in 1970 eventually lead her to PFLAG, where she would regularly attend meetings to support others. She handled PFLAG Baltimore’s helpline, answering countless calls, offering support, making referrals, and encouraging others to attend meetings. Her PFLAG “career” would last over 25 years

    Betty (on the right) marching with PFLAG in 1986 Baltimore Pride Parade

    Betty (on the right) marching with PFLAG in 1986 Baltimore Pride Parade

    .She couldn’t have been happier when, in 2002, she learned that one of her grandsons was also gay. Of course

    she loved all of her children and grandchildren equally, but her life’s work had become about education and advocacy on behalf of LGBT Marylanders and their families.

    In 2003, at age 80, Betty didn’t hesitate to speak up when she had a chance meeting with then Gov. Bob Ehrlich in a grocery store checkout line. She gave him an “educational moment” (actually 10 minutes) on why he should support equal rights for Maryland’s LGBT citizens. While that was long before anyone was discussing it, Betty would have been thrilled to see Maryland’s voters approve marriage equality in 2012.

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