On October 11, 1987, half a million people participated in the National March on Washington, advocating for LGBTQ legal rights and protections. In 1988, the second march on Washington was designated as National Coming Out Day. As PFLAG Houston celebrates the 30th anniversary of this historic event, all are cordially invited to the group’s general meeting scheduled Sunday, October 14, 2018. PFLAG Houston parents, as well as individual members, will present their stories. Doors open at 1:45 p.m., and the meeting begins at 2 p.m. in the Jones Building at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 5501 Main Street. Parking is available between Fannin and San Jacinto. Small groups, where members and visitors can confidentially share their individual journeys, immediately follows the program.
The Big 4-0. The PFLAG Houston party is about to begin, and it members look forward to seeing all at the group’s 40th anniversary celebration! On October 13 at 7 p.m., PFLAG Houston cordially invites all to join in celebrating this anniversary at Resurrection MCC. Co-chaired by former Houston Mayor Annise D. Parker and wife Kathy Hubbard, the event offers a great opportunity to reminisce, enjoy delicious food and fellowship and learn more about PFLAG Houston. Attendees are encouraged to share a story or recount an amusing incident. Mark your calendar, and tell your friends and family. What a great opportunity to reminisce, enjoy delicious food and fellowship and learn more about PFLAG Houston!
More PFLAG Houston meetings. PFLAG Houston is committed to supporting families and educating the public about LGBT issues, and invites all to consider the group’s numerous volunteer opportunities. PFLAG Houston is also passionate about advocacy to ensure equal human rights and end discrimination. PFLAG Houston invites all family members, parents and/or youth who are having problems with coming out issues, and welcomes everyone, regardless of religious affiliation, ethnicity or political persuasion. The group is proud of its rich history and the continued contributions of members, and invites all to learn more about the organization and join in efforts to create a more diverse, accepting society. Find a home in PFLAG!
PFLAG Houston’s Mid-Month Sharing Meeting meets on the third Thursday of each month, beginning at 7 p.m. The meeting is located at Bering United Methodist Church, 1440 Harold Street in Houston. Enter under the teal awning. The meeting is in the first room on the left.
PFLAG Houston’s Clear Lake Sharing Meeting meets the fourth Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. at Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church in the fellowship hall. The church is located at 17503 El Camino Real Drive in Clear Lake.
PFLAG Houston’s Katy Sharing Meeting meets the fourth Tuesday of each month, 7 ’til 8 p.m. at First Christian Church, located at 22101 Morton Ranch Road. Please enter the main building through the front doors and follow the signs. PFLAG Houston is excited to bring support, education and advocacy to the west side.
PFLAG Houston’s Yahoo Group subscription list is confidential, and all members can immediately post messages to all other members of the network. Subscribers may search PFLAG Houston’s archives to look at all previous listings.