Our October meeting will feature, “Take Back the Bible: A Scriptural Self Defense Class for the LGBT Community and their Allies” on October 9 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montclair, NJ. In this presentation, The Rev. Diana Wilcox, RectorRead more
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A North Carolina Republican is equating discrimination against gays and lesbians in the workforce with “freedom”. Read more: MSNBC.com
A Quad-City couple was finally able to wed this past Saturday. Now in their 90s, the women have spent 72 years together. Read more at the Quad-City Times
Gay marriage bans in three states head to court today. The 9th circuit court of appeals will hear gay marriage cases in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. Read more: Huffington Post
A new CVS commercial is hitting the airwaves and including a gay couple. Read more and see the commercial: Huffington Post
Supporters of gay marriage scored two more victories! Wisconsin and Indiana’s bans on same-sex marriage were ruled unconstitutional Thursday by a US appeals court. Read more at MSNBC
Facing increased pressure from the Irish government and various businesses and organizations, the organizers of the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade have agreed to lift the ban on gay organizations marching under their own banner. Next year, OUT@NBCUniversal will be the first openly gay group to march in the parade under their own banner.
East Coast Professionals’ & Family Gender Conference is an exciting event on the East Coast in support of trans and other gender-expansive children and youth. PFLAG, Gender Spectrum, and the The Ackerman Institute’s Gender and Family Project are co-sponsoring this conference, which is dedicated solely to the needs of families with gender-expansive kids.
Amy Ashworth is a PFLAG pioneer, who, along with her husband and son, attended the very first PFLAG meeting in NYC in 1973! Amy turned 90 on August 31, and we are so grateful for her attendance at that historic meeting, which has since changed the world.