Monthly Archives: August 2012

SAFE SCHOOLS — and Pflag

PFLAG Then & Now…40 Years of Family and Ally Voices August is Back-To-School month, and we’re taking a 40th Anniversary look at the history of safe schools work, from support to education to advocacy! When PFLAG was founded, 40 years … Continue reading

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  “What’s traditional? Is traditional when marriage (meant that) brides were bought with goats? I think it’s a civil rights issue.” –Angelina Simmons, an independent voter in Maine, as quoted by the Portland Press Herald (This quote came from the … Continue reading

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..And PFLAG’s statement about Chick-fill-A

PFLAG NATIONAL RESPONDS TO CHICK-FIL-A CONTROVERSY WASHINGTON, DC- August 3, 2012 -PFLAG National the nation’s original family and ally organization, and the largest grassroots-based non-profit for families, friends, and allies of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people-issued the following … Continue reading

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Another Gay Take on Chick-fil-A

The following is from an opinion piece in the New York Times on August 2, 2012.  It was written by the Dean of the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, Steve Salbu.    “And freedom, after all, is at the heart … Continue reading

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