Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Merrimack Valley PFLAG Chapter -- kick-off event tonight

This evening, I will be one of the panelists at a Merrimack Valley PFLAG Chapter kick-off event....  Here's the announcement from Greater Boston PFLAG:

Greater Boston Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays invites you to an event to talk about what can be done to make Andover, Methuen, Haverhill and Lawrence safe, welcoming and inclusive communities for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.


 An Evening of Dialogue on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People

Tuesday, November 9
7:00 to 8:30 pm
Memorial Hall Library - 3rd Floor
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810

Free and open to the public

Light Refreshments

Event highlights:

·        An extraordinary new film, "Always My Son"

  • Panel of speakers including parents and youth

  • Learn the latest research on the importance of Family Acceptance

    Who should attend? Anyone who wants to learn about how to be an ally to LGBT people, parents of LGBT people, LGBTQ people, Gay Straight Alliance Advisors, Teachers - Anyone and Everyone!


    For more information, contact: merrimackvalleyPFLAG@gmail.com or visit www.gbpflag.org or call (781) 891-5966

    Greater Boston PFLAG is a group of parents, families, friends, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. We help change attitudes and create an environment of understanding so that our gay family members and friends can live in a world that is safe and inclusive. We accomplish this through support, education, and advocacy. Greater Boston PFLAG offers:

    · Monthly group support meetings - New monthly meeting at South Church, Andover, 4th Tuesday . Go to: www.gbpflag.org for a complete list of meetings in Greater Boston.
    · Confidential telephone support and information
    · Parent-to-parent support
    · Safe Schools Program teacher and student training
    · Elsie Frank Scholarship Program
    · Gay straight alliance assistance