What is PFLAG?

Support for the families and allies of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, and LGBT individuals themselves.



Education for ourselves and others about the unique issues and challenges facing people who are LGBT.

Advocacy in our communities to change attitudes and create policies and laws that achieve full equality for LGBT people.

PFLAG is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide Support, Education and Advocacy to families, friends, allies, and LGBT people.

Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization. Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and full societal affirmation of LGBTQ people through its threefold mission of Support, Education, and Advocacy.

PFLAG has over 350 chapters and 200,000 members and supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas in all 50 states. 

This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced, and serviced by PFLAG National, located in Washington, D.C., the National Board of Directors and 13 Regional Directors.

The Indianapolis, Indiana chapter of PFLAG is an extension of of PFLAG National.