Category: Educational Posts

  • Being a Digital Ally

    This January, Greater Boston PFLAG encourages you to make a #NewYearsResolution to support LGBT+ Youth. All month we will share ways folks can make a difference in someone’s life. Today we’re looking at three ways to be an ally online! First: learn about LGBTQ+ safety on social media! Check out @GLAAD’s 2022 Social Media Safety […]

  • Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth at School

    This January, Greater Boston PFLAG encourages you to make a #NewYearsResolution to support LGBT+ Youth. All month we will share ways folks can make a difference in someone’s life. Today we’re looking at some ways to support LGBTQ+ youth in schools! No matter your connection to the school system – teacher, administrator, parent, student, community […]

  • Resolve to Support LGBTQ+ Youth!

    This January, Greater Boston PFLAG encourages you to make a #NewYearsResolution to support LGBT+ Youth. All month we will share ways folks can make a difference in someone’s life. The Trevor Project’s National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health reported in 2019 that those who had at least one accepting adult were 40% less likely […]

  • Hard Questions at the Holidays – Medical care for trans minors

    This December, we’re talking about #HardQuestionsAtTheHolidays. The holidays can be hard for LGBTQ+ folks and their families since extended family might be confused or unsupportive. We’re looking at questions folks might ask and how you can answer them. Today’s question: “doctors are forcing children to transition/forcing medical stuff on young children” Our answer: That is […]

  • Hard Questions at the Holidays – Lightning Round

    This December, we’re talking about #HardQuestionsAtTheHolidays. The holidays can be hard for LGBTQ+ folks and their families since extended family might be confused or unsupportive. We’re looking at questions folks might ask and how you can answer them. Today we’re doing a lightning round!  Q1: “Well I’m not anti-LGBT but it does go against my […]

  • Hard Questions at the Holidays – Supporting someone who’s not out

    This December, we’re talking about #HardQuestionsAtTheHolidays. The holidays can be hard for LGBTQ+ folks and their families since extended family might be confused or unsupportive. We’re looking at questions folks might ask and how you can answer them. Today’s question: “How do I support someone who’s not ready to be out to everyone?” Our answer: […]

  • Hard Questions at the Holidays – Trans kids playing sports

    This December, we’re talking about #HardQuestionsAtTheHolidays. The holidays can be hard for LGBTQ+ folks and their families since extended family might be confused or unsupportive. We’re looking at questions folks might ask and how you can answer them. Today’s question: “Do trans girls really belong on girls’ sports teams? Won’t they have an unfair advantage?” […]

  • Hard Questions at the Holidays – supporting your child

    This December, we’re talking about #HardQuestionsAtTheHolidays. The holidays can be hard for LGBTQ+ folks and their families since extended family might be confused or unsupportive. We’re looking at questions folks might ask and how you can answer them. Today’s question: “What can I do as a caregiver to ensure my LGBT+ child feels supported during […]

  • Hard Questions at the Holidays – transgender vs. gender non-conforming

    This December, we’re talking about #HardQuestionsAtTheHolidays. The holidays can be hard for LGBTQ+ folks and their families since extended family might be confused or unsupportive. We’re looking at questions folks might ask and how you can answer them. Today’s question: “I don’t understand how these young kids can say they’re transgender – can’t they just […]