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Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through Support, to encourage a healthy family and community perspective, Education, to enlighten the public, and Advocacy, to secure equal civil and human rights. PFLAG provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

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Just a few of our wonderful members at Circle City Pride 2013

Welcome to the Indianapolis Chapter of PFLAG

(Parents, Families, Friends and Allies of Lesbians & Gays)

OUR MISSION

We meet on the second Wednesday of every month, 6:30 to 8:00

p.m. at Indiana Youth Group, 2943 East 46th Street (near Allisonville Road). Click here to view a map.

 

OUR NEXT MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, August 13th at 6:30 P.M.

 

Indy PFLAG's next meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 13th at 6:30 p.m. at 2943 East 46th Street, Indianapolis (IYG)*. This meeting will feature guest speaker Angie Alexander, Executive Director of Middle Ground, Inc. After witnessing the harrowing attack on LGBT Hoosiers and the lack of resources available to protect them, Angie committed herself to bringing the focus back to the families that make up the LGBT community of Indiana. Subsequently, Angie and and her wife Cynthia formed Middle Ground, Inc. and began gathering resources in the areas of family law, adoption, accountants, and faith groups that promote family equality by educating, enriching, and empowering LGBT Hoosiers, taking the attention from the political arena to the homes of these individual families who seek protection. Angie will share her story and answer questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Following a short refreshment break, we will have our Confidential Sharing Session where participants can share their stories and ask questions in a safe, confidential setting.

 

Please join us - all are welcome - parents and families of LGBT children, Straight Allies, and LGBT people! No one is made to feel he or she must speak--we all know the value of quiet listening. And no one who speaks is expected to reveal more than he or she cares to. But in the warm, supportive atmosphere, many find they can put troubling thoughts and fears into words for the first time, and receive reassurance, guidance, and just plain facts.

 

*PFLAG is not affiliated with Indiana Youth Group.

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MEETINGS

 DONATIONS

Your donations enable us to provide community services, educate the public and advocate for equal rights and fair treatment for all LGBT people, their families, friends and allies.

 

Join the many who have contributed to support this important work.  Indianapolis PFLAG uses PayPal to process on-line donations using credit cards using the link below.

 

 

 

 

 

Or you can mail a check to:

 

Indianapolis PFLAG

P.O. Box 441245

Indianapolis, IN 46244-1245

 

Your donations and membership are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law - Indianapolis PFLAG is an IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

 

Thank you!!!

 

As you drive around Indianapolis, be on the lookout for a billboard featuring the PFLAG logo. Indianapolis PFLAG is proud to announce that we have a billboard that will be in a different location every month. This billboard will enable us to reach out to out to more parents and families in the community who need our help but don’t know we exist. We want to be able to provide them with the support that will make their families stronger.  That is why we are asking you to make a contribution to help fund this project.  All amounts are appreciated. To make a tax-deductible donation follow the instructions on the Donations box above.  Thank you for helping us to change hearts and minds!

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SUPPORT FOR PARENTS, FAMILIES and ALLIES OF TRANSGENDER PEOPLE

In our efforts to better support parents, families and allies of transgender people, Indianapolis PFLAG is offering a break-out session at our October meeting.  This meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at 2943 East 46th Street, Indianapolis (Indiana Youth Group).*

 

The first hour of the meeting will feature a speaker (TBA).  Following a short break for refreshments, we will then break into two groups.  The goal of this break-out group is to provide support, resources, and an on-going discussion for parents, families & allies of transgender people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All parents, families and allies of transgender children are invited to the break-out session. Our meetings are peer-led - we are not professionals. We will offer professional resources for anyone who requests them.

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