Mike Webb and Maria Ivonne from Houston’s GLBT Political Caucus addresses PFLAG Houston’s monthly public meeting on Sunday, September 9, 2018. As dedicated supporters of the LGBTQ community, they will share an enlightening, non-partisan presentation highlighting Caucus goals, the endorsement process, and what we might expect during Texas’s 86th legislative session, scheduled to convene January 8, 2019.
The meeting begins at 2 p.m. in the Jones building at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 5501 Main Street; doors open at 1:45 p.m. Parking is available between Fannin and San Jacinto. Small groups, where members and visitors can confidentially share their individual journeys, follow the program. A small group is dedicated to families of transgender loved ones.
Houston Transgender Unity Banquet. The Houston Transgender Unity Banquet is presented by the Houston Transgender Unity Committee (HTUC) and has become the largest Transgender Community event held in Houston each year. The 2018 banquet is scheduled Saturday, September 15, 6:30 ’til 11 p.m. at Doubletree by Hilton Houston Intercontinental Airport (15747 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 77032).
The banquet raises money for scholarships, Houston Pride activities, Houston DOR, annual recognition awards, and small grants.
The Unity Committee operates within the Transgender Foundation of America (TFA) and is a 501(c)3 public charity. For more information, please visit UnityBanquet.com.
PFLAG Houston turns 40. On October 13 at 7 p.m., PFLAG Houston cordially invites all to join in celebrating the group’s 40th 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.
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.