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About PFLAG

PFLAG (pronounced “P-flag”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that envisions a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Drug & Alcohol Addiction in the LGBTQ Community

Substance abuse in the LGBTQ community remains a significant problem, being more prevalent than most any other demographic. Issues with family acceptance, discrimination in housing and education, and lack of resources can lead an individual to seek solace through alcohol and drugs. Some statistics related to this issue are: 25 percent of people identified as [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Education Center|Comments Off on Drug & Alcohol Addiction in the LGBTQ Community

PFLAG National and 3M Partner on Powerful #ParentsComingOut Project

Coming out to your family can be one of the most difficult processes LGBTQ people go through.  Parental acceptance can make coming out easier and lay the ground work for the next phase of the LGBTQ person's life.  PFLAG National and 3M collaborated on a powerful video highlighting the importance of parents' acceptance and unconditional love. [...]

By |August 25th, 2017|Education Center|Comments Off on PFLAG National and 3M Partner on Powerful #ParentsComingOut Project

Now Is The Time To Make Your Voices Heard

Most of us will recall the shock and disgust we felt when President Trump sent those tweets regarding his desire to remove all transgender troops from the military.  Two days later, PFLAG Jersey Shore co-sponsored a rally in Asbury Park with Garden State Equality and Women's March AP to show this administration that Trans Rights [...]

By |August 6th, 2017|Education Center, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Now Is The Time To Make Your Voices Heard

PFLAG Jersey Shore Partners with Monmouth Medical Center

Pictured left to right: Bobbi McArdle, PFLAG, Alieu Nyassi, Dir, Diversity & Inclusion, MMC, Erin Langford, Adm. Dr. Behavioral Health Services, MMC, Abby Maisonave, PFLAG, William Placek PFLAG, Seth Rainess, PFLAG On June 6th, four of Jersey Shore PFLAGers were honored to speak at Monmouth Medical Center to their Behavioral Health employees, educating about [...]

By |July 4th, 2017|Community|Comments Off on PFLAG Jersey Shore Partners with Monmouth Medical Center
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