PFLAG MISSION STATEMENT
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay,
lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through:
to cope with an adverse society;
- Education, to enlighten an
ill-informed public; and
- Advocacy, to end discrimination
and to secure equal civil rights.
PFLAG provides opportunity to dialogue about sexual orientation and
gender identify, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of
If you need help, please call our hotline at
(520) 360-3795 or e-mail us at
firstname.lastname@example.org. We will connect you with a PFLAG member
who has been where you are and who understands. You may download the
PFLAG Tucson pamphlet
PFLAG support meetings
are held on the first
Wednesday evening of every month from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the
Ward VI City Council Offices at 3202 E. 1st Street. Click
here for more
detailed directions and a
location map. For our schedule,
see below. Please call our help line (360-3795) or
send us an e-mail message (email@example.com)
if you want or need immediate support.
UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEWS
- April 2015 Support Meeting Speaker.
For our support meeting on April 1, 2015, Michael
past director of the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA) and graduate
student in Public Health Policy and Management, University of Arizona,
will be speaking to us about transgender issues. Mike has been around
Tucson for many years and knows the scene better than anyone. Please join us
to hear Mike's story and to be brought up to date the transgender commmunity.
- PFLAG 2015 Scholarship Program.
PFLAG will again be offering LGBT scholarships in
2015. This year's application materials
are now available
Applications are due
March 31, 2015. We anticipate awarding
five to six $1,000 scholarships this year.
The Alliance Fund will be supporting us again this
year after all! We will make our award decisions in mid-April, to
be followed by our Awards Reception on May 6.
As always, LGBT graduating high school seniors,
undergraduate students, and graduate students can apply. Applicants need to
be from southern Arizona or be attending an Arizona university or college.
- PFLAG 2015 Scholarship Awards Ceremony.
For our support meeting on May 6, we will be awarding this year's PFLAG
Tucson scholarships. Please join us to meet our outstanding winners and
to encourage them in their future endeavors. These are great people!
Ryan Fette of the LGBT-Straight Alliance Fund will tentatively speak to us
about the Alliance and its role in supporting LGBT programs in southern
ANTI-BULLYING/SAFE SCHOOLS FOR ALL CAMPAIGN
Top 10 Way to Make Schools Safer
PFLAG offers simple and powerful
steps to help make schools safe for all students. For full information, see PFLAG's
Cultivating Respect: Creating Safe Schools for All.
- Learn the facts
- Understand the language
- Stop bad behavior
- Set the policy
- Plan school-wide activities
- Be public
- Address cyber bullying
- Train and educate everyone
- Work for comprehensive health
- Resources, resources,
EON HOT MEALS
Every third Wednesday of each month, Wingspan hosts
a hot meal for
which is now held at the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation at 375 S. Euclid
Avenue. For more information and to
get on the contact list, contact Jeana Butler of PFLAG at
Anti-Violence Programs (AVP) is a social change and social service program that
works to address and end violence in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and
transgender (LGBT) people. We provide free and confidential 24-hour crisis
intervention, information, support, referrals, emergency shelter, and
advocacy to LGBT victim/survivors of violence. Additionally, we offer extensive
outreach and education programs. See the Violence Defined section for more
specific definitions of types of violence. If you are anyone you know may have a
victim of violence, please call us. If you are in crisis, please call
Wingspan's 24-Hour Bilingual Crisis Line at 520-624-0348 or 1-800-553-9387.
For full information, see
DONATE TO PFLAG
PFLAG Tucson is now registered with Network for Good
so that we can receive donations on-line. You can specify a specific purpose for
your gift, such as
our Scholarship Fund, general expenses, etc.
Click here for more information and instructions.
April 1, 2015
PFLAG Support Meeting, 7:00 to
8:30 pm, at the Ward VI City Council Offices at 3202 E 1st. Street, one
block east of Country Club Road and one block south of Speedway Boulevard. Michael
Woodward of the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance will speak to us about
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
PFLAG Scholarship Awards Ceremony,
7:00 to 8:30 pm, at the Ward VI City Council Offices at 3202 E 1st. Street, one
block east of Country Club Road and one block south of Speedway Boulevard.