On June 14th the current administration published a proposed rule to roll back existing non-discrimination protections now included in the Health Care Rights Law of the Affordable Care Act. The proposed rule by HHS seeks to revoke existing protections for LGBTQ+ people and other communities currently protected by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regulations.
By completing the 2019 National School Climate Survey you can help GLSEN inform education policymakers and the public about what's really going on in our nation's schools.
I realized that I wasn’t on a journey of discovery or realization. I wasn't searching for anyone else to love or accept me. I was searching for self acceptance. I realized that my acknowledgement and acceptance of my sexual identity does serve a purpose. Even if it wasn't something immediately visible because of my marriage.
This was the question asked, as I walked in the room of my first PFLAG meeting in eight years. Back then I was the outsider. An “enemy in the camp.” I was the leader of one of the largest “ex-gay” organizations in the US.
Pride means so many things to so many people. Some enjoy the fun, accepting atmosphere. Others use it as a platform from which to bring to light injustice and courage. Still others find it as a source of comfort in a world that may treat them as “less” every other day of the year.
What does it mean to be pansexual? Pansexual, to me, means that I love anyone unconditionally by personality alone. Some might say "hearts not parts" which I feel is a true statement. Then again, not many people understand what it means to be pansexual.
The next Bodies of Knowledge Symposium is planned to take place on April 9th, 2020 with a possible second day on April 10th. The 2020 event will focus on the politics, culture, and health issues surrounding the transgender community.
PFLAG Spatanburg is working with Tugg to bring the award winning film, "At the End of the Day," to Spartanburg. This film tactfully examines the conflict between the LGBTQ community and religious communities.
What happens when a little girl writes an essay about LGBTQ+ equality? I'm sure many of you remember this story about a ten year old fourth grader at Anderson Mills [...]
Finding the right LGBTQI affirming therapist might be hard, but how wonderful to find that safe space? Have you ever thought of looking for a therapist? Personally, I think everyone [...]