Tag: PFLAG

Oklahoma bill would ban local nondiscrimination policies protecting LGBT people

Last week, Oklahoma state Rep. Mike Reynolds failed to reinstate “don’t ask, don’t tell” in that state — mostly because it’s national guard would have lost $300 million in federal funding. So after that defeat, Reynolds introduced new legislation this week that would eliminate nondiscrimination policies for municipal employees that include classes not protected by the state.

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Out on the field

Scott Bloom was closeted during his high school wrestling career, but he found 4 brave gay student athletes to come out for his new documentary MARATHON MEN | Getting teen athletes and their families to feel comfortable coming...

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PFLAG Founding President Dies at 90

Adele Starr, who overcame her own negative perceptions on homosexuality to later become an early leader of what eventually became Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, died Friday in Santa Monica, Calif. She was...

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A definite bright spot …

I am almost 50 years old now, but I am not too old to remember what it felt like to grow up “different,” being picked on and taunted and teased. And as a parent now, I know that it has, in many ways, gotten even more...

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