Our Founder:

PFLAG National, formerly known as Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays, is the United States' largest organization for parents, families, friends, and straight allies united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. Founde 1972 by A Mom, Jeanne Manford.

Our Support Phone Line: 717-283-4490


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Our Mission: PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

Our Vision:

We, the parents, families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Only with respect, dignity and equality for all will we reach our full potential as human beings, individually and collectively. PFLAG welcomes the participation and support of all who share in, and hope to realize this vision.


    PFLAG is the nation's largest organization uniting people who are LGBTQ+ with parents, families, friends, and allies. Our Support Line (717.283.4490) is completely private, we have NO Caller ID on this line.
  • Our Facebook Page

    By joining our Facebook page, you will receive meeting notices. You will have opportunity to stay on top of LBGT news, able find online support with links we find that relate to parents and their LGBT kids, family, and friends. We never send out Facebook invitations, we only accept requests.
  • What We Do

    PFLAG support who are LGBTQ+, their families, friends and allies through education on sexual orientation, gender identity. We also advocate for equal rights for all who are LGBTQ+ on local, state, and national levels.
  • Find & give support

    In our history there are two types of support, from the parent that can relate to what you are going through after finding out the truth about your child's life. To those parents that say "I don’t need PFLAG", our answer to you would be "But PFLAG needs you !" Our meetings are set in a Safe place and offers complete respect.