Category Archives: Current News

If “free speech” allows a baker to discriminate……

  A Baker Says His Cake Is His Art…… LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Jack Phillips bakes beautiful cakes, and it is not a stretch to call him an artist. Five years ago, in a decision that has led to a Supreme Court … Continue reading

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CYBERBULLYING: Parents Guide

Cyberbullying: What Every Parent Needs to Know to Protect Their Child By Laura Pearson As a parent, nothing makes you more upset than when someone harms your child. Inevitably, when anything negatively impacts your kid, you’re torn between a range … Continue reading

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Family Rejection Leads to Many Other Problems

 from Pflag National this month: “All young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential.” – Harvey Milk Powerful words. And at PFLAG, we know firsthand how true … Continue reading

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TRIAD PRIDE — IN BURLINGTON

PFLAG Alamance is happy to recommend….   Together ~ Exploring diversity, freedom, and humanity Public · Hosted by Triad Pride Men’s Chorus and  Triad Pride Women’s Chorus   Sunday, June 4, 4 PM – 6PM   Walter M Williams High School 1307 S … Continue reading

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LGBTQ+ and Addiction

Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population. The LGBTQ+ community must overcome several obstacles, including being denied substance abuse treatment because of their sexual identity. However, through the proper understanding and accommodation … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Won’t Collect LGBT Data

In my roughly 20 years working in the federal policy arena, few things have become clearer to me than the importance of data. If something is not counted, it is neither seen nor understood. For all intents and purposes, it … Continue reading

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LGBTQIA-Specific Group for Grief Support —Grief for any reason

Hospice Counselling Center of Alamance-Caswell will begin an LGBTQUI-specific grief-support monthly group, meeting on the 4th Wednesday of every month.  The first meeting will be on Wednesday, May 24th, 6 to 7:30 pm at the Hospice Counselling Center at 914 … Continue reading

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