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PFLAG KC February 11 Meeting featuring SCOTT FIEKER, LPC

Scott Fieker LPC is a private practice Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in LGBTQIA issues including working with individuals and families who are Transgender and Non Binary. Scott has been a counselor for over 30 years working with people dealing with crisis, trauma, rape, depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, anxiety, grief, suicide and sexual issues. Scott is a 58 year old single gay Transgender Male who is a proud advocate and frequently speaks on Transgender Issues. He has worked with school districts, employers and churches to educate and advocate for Transgender rights. He provides recommendation letters for hormone replacement, puberty blockers, surgery readiness, etc. He also works in Behavioral Health Utilization at Swope Health Services. He is a volunteer counselor at Crisis Text Line. Scott is a member of Mankind Project, an international men’s support group.

I know Scott will educate us on many topics! See you Sunday!

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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 for being inclusive. Here’s how to reach Scholastic:

Corporate Communications: (212) 343-6657
E-mail via form on website  http://investor.scholastic.com/contactus.cfm
Twitter: @scholastic

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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+ youth can be themselves without judgment. Q-Space started in March of 2017 after one of her children came out as transgender and she realized there was a need in Johnson County for youth resources.

Cassandra is also a board member for Equality Kansas Greater KC Chapter and has been working with area City Councils and Human Relations Commissions regularly to add sexual orientation and gender identity to their non-discrimination ordinances.

Cassandra has hosted numerous community events in support of the LGBTQ+ community including screenings of Gender Revolution, an LGBT panel discussion, an ally rally at Olathe Northwest, and most recently, a full day transgender education workshop.

Share this meeting information with others who can benefit from this valuable information for our youth!  See you Sunday at 3-5 at Village Presbyterian Church!

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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 personal connection to learn about transgender youth, using her story to prove that conservative Southern families can be supportive of LGBT issues. Debi was awarded the 2016 NEA GLBT Caucus Role Model Award for her contributions to education about the LGBTQ+ community and now works at the National Center for Transgender Equality as a Family Organizer. Her daughter, Avery, has also told her own story in a children’s book and was featured on a cover of the “Gender Revolution” issue of National Geographic magazine.

You will be inspired by Debi’s story! See you Sunday at 3!

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