Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)
is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 500 affiliates in the United States. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced and serviced by the PFLAG national office, located in Washington, D.C., the national Board of Directors and 13 Regional Directors.Our Vision
We, the Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons, celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Only with respect, dignity, and equality for all will we reach our full potential as human beings, individually and collectively. PFLAG welcomes the participation and support of all who share in, and hope to realize this vision.Our Mission
is to promote the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through:
to cope with an adverse society
to enlighten an ill-informed public
to end discrimination and secure equal civil rights.
PFLAG provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.