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Support Scholastic LGBTQ-Inclusive Kids’ Books

Tell Scholastic Why You Love Their LGBTQ-Inclusive Kids’ Books The anti-LGBTQ One Million Moms, part of the American Family Association (classified as a hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center), is telling people to complain to Scholastic for including LGBTQ topics in its children’s books. Reach Scholastic; tell them you’re a PFLAGer and thank them […]

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January 14, 2018 PFLAG KC Meeting – JoCo Q-Space

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Our first meeting of 2018 features Cassandra Peters, founder of JoCo Q-Space, the only LGBTQ+ youth center on the Kansas side of the KC Metro. JoCo Q-Space’s purpose is to empower LGBTQ youth to become out and proud members of our community by offering a safe, drug-free, and hate-free space where LGBTQ+ […]

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December 10th PFLAG Meeting

Our December meeting is a potluck at 3:00. We will not have a scheduled speaker. Bring a dish to share. Come to enjoy food and each other’s company!

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October 8 Meeting

October 8th PFLAG KC Meeting. Our meeting features Debi Jackson.  Debi is a PFLAG KC past president. Debi lives with her husband and two children in Kansas City, Missouri. She has become an advocate for transgender rights and acceptance because of her daughter. She now speaks openly about her family to provide others with a […]

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September Meeting, Dr. Loren A. Olson

Our September 10th PFLAG-KC Meeting at 3:00 at Village Presbyterian Church features Dr. Loren A. Olson, author of FINALLY OUT. Dr. Loren A. Olson has frequently been asked two questions: How could you not know that you were gay until the age of forty? Wasn’t your marriage just a sham to protect yourself at your […]

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Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case that Made History

Bullied: A Student, a School and a Case that Made History is the powerful story of a student who stood up to his anti-gay tormentors and filed a federal lawsuit against his school district. The suit led to a landmark federal court decision holding that school officials could be held accountable for not stopping the harassment and […]

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August 13, 2017 PFLAG KC Meeting

Our meeting on August 13th will feature St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Lenexa, Kansas. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church welcomes and affirms the LGBT Community. Nancy Carson, Cathy Matlack and Cindy Kneely from St. Paul’s will share their stories as well. St. Paul’s is a United Methodist Church in Lenexa, KS. Their faith community […]

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June Meeting

Our June 11th meeting will feature Finoa Nowling with SOFFA Kansas City. Fiona Nowling is originally from England and moved to Kansas to marry her wife, Una, a transsexual woman over 14 years ago.  Since then, she has led the SOFFA group for four years, spoken at conferences and in schools, co-hosts Trans Talk, an episode […]

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May Meeting, Sunday, May 14th. Potluck at 3:00! Bring a dish to share!

Speaking Out – A Note from our PFLAG KC President: What a busy time of year! Celebrations of all kinds! Graduations, Mother’s Day and the end of school. Four years ago, my daughter told me she was gay. Now she is graduating from college on Mother’s Day. To be true to herself, she will be […]

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FUN HOME at the Kauffman Theatre

PFLAGKC has an opportunity to offer tickets to the musical FUN HOME at a 30% savings.  The dates of the show are May 30-June 4th.  Use Code:  PFLAGKC at the link below. Every once in a while a Broadway musical comes along that surprises, moves and excites audiences in ways only a truly landmark […]

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