Do you like live music, craft beer, food trucks, and chances to win great prizes? Then the PFLAG Family Reunion is an event tailor made for you! Join PFLAG Gainesville as we kick off Gainesville's Pride Days festivities and celebrate families of all shapes, sizes, and combinations.
Where: First Magnitude Brewing Company
When: October 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
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Posted September 2nd, 2015
The Human Rights Council of North Central Florida is seeking nominations for the premiere recipient of the Abby Goldsmith Young Activist Award. The award is intended for a young person who has shown exceptional promise in achieving and furthering positive social change with regard to human rights and social justice.
The HRCNCF Board of Directors will select the award winner from nominations submitted by September 9. The award will be presented at a... Read More
Posted June 26th, 2015
Today, the Surpeme Court justices affirmed that PFLAG's core values are values shared by the United States of America. In doing so, they also stood with nearly 60% of Americans who were in favor of granting every citizen in America the right to love and make a visible public commitment to their chosen partner.
Families all across America will soon have the same rights and protections, regardless of the sexual and romantic orientations of the people... Read More
Posted March 30th, 2015
Russ Roy, the president of PFLAG Gainesville since October of 2014, has decided to resign the presidency as well as membership on the PFLAG Board. I hope that each of you will join us in thanking Russ for his willingness to serve the PFLAG Gainesville membership during our first leadership transition. It's that willingness to serve when needed that has made this iteration of PFLAG Gainesville so successful. Thank you, Russ.... Read More
Posted March 24th, 2015
All of us here at PFLAG Gainesville are mourning the loss of Wayne Castello. Wayne was instrumental in getting PFLAG Gainesville up and running, and we will always be grateful for the work that he did. Wayne was there for us every time we needed him, helping us set up our non-profit status, reviewing our bylaws, and helping in dozens of ways with a friendly smile on his face. Wayne never asked for payment for all this help, and it's hard to imagine founding... Read More
Posted December 2nd, 2014
On this Saturday, December 6, our sister PFLAG chapter over in St. Augustine will be holding a wine and buffet dinner to honor Jody Huckaby, Executive Director of PFLAG National. Mr. Huckaby will speak after dinner about the topic "Gay Rights Are Human Rights".
The event is sponsored by Amnesty International and is free and open to the public, but you will need to RSVP by December 5 if you plan on attending. You can RSVP with Jo Anne Engelbert either... Read More