PFLAG Lexington, Inc.

NEWS

Next Meeting......

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 6:30 to 8:30

Meet a gay couple just married after 17 years together!   What have been the joys and challenges of their lives as gay men, in terms of family, community, careers?  

Where:  

St Michael’s Episocapal Church
2025 Bellefonte Drive, Lexington



Have a story to share?  We are accepting submissions for our website, bi-monthly newsletters, or be a guest at one of our group meetings. 


Save The Date
Lexington Pride Festival
Saturday, June 28, 2014


Membership Dues

Now is a great time to become a new member of PFLAGLEX or renew your membership.  The annual membership fee is $ 25.00  Membership is optional. Everyone is welcome at our meetings whether they are dues-paying members or not. We are, however, a member-supported organization, and your dues help us to share information through our outreach and advocacy efforts.  A portion of your membership dues is also forwarded to PFLAG National to support national operations.  All donations are tax-deductible.  Your membership is powerful!   http://pflaglex.org/become-a-member.html


Camp
Camp Lightbulb is a magical week-long overnight summer camp for LGBT youth, ages 14-18, in glorious Provincetown, MA.   We celebrate LGBT young people by offering the best summer ever in a week of fun, pride, community, friends, support, self-discovery and memories to last a lifetime.  We reopen summer 2014 for our third year, from 07/05 to 07/12, welcoming campers from across the US.  See http://www.camplightbulb.org/p/camp.html for more information and registration.  



GLBT HISPANIC SUPPORT GROUP

Friday, April 25


The Gay and Lesbian Services Organization (GLSO) is currently holding a discussion group for the Hispanic community.   The group will meet the second and fourthFriday of every month in the Pride Center at 7 p.m.  The Center is located at 389 Waller Avenue, Suite 100.  The purpose of the group is to provide a safe place for Hispanic gay, bisexual, and transgender people to discuss what happens to them on a daily basis.   The group is run by Roberto Abreu, a doctoral student from UK Counseling Psychology.    For more information, contact r.abre001@uky.edu.   Parents are welcome at PFLAG meetings, held the second Tuesday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 2025 Bellefonte.

DO YOU BELIEVE THAT MARRIAGE IS A BASIC CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT THE COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY SHOULD EXTEND TO ALL PEOPLE?

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Requesting Your Participation

​Survey for Parents who Identify as Religious/Spiritual and LGBTQ

We are interested in understanding the role of religion and spirituality in parenting.  If you are at least 18 years old, are a parent who identifies as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer (LGBTQ), and consider yourself to be religious or spiritual, please share with us your feelings, experiences, and beliefs.  Our survey takes 10 – 15 minutes.  Please visit https://uky.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_1FUfSgxx9DjaeOh

If you are not eligible for this study but know someone who is, please help us by passing this information along!  Sharon Rostosky, Ph.D. Professor of Counseling Psychology, and Ellen Riggle, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Kentucky are conducting this study. For more information on them and their research program, please visit www.prismresearch.org.