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PFLAG MISSION STATEMENT

PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through:

  • Support, 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 human diversity.

If you need help, please call our hotline at (520) 360-3795 or e-mail us at pflagtuc@pflagtucson.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 here.

SUPPORT MEETINGS

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 (pflagtuc@pflagtucson.org) if you want or need immediate support.

UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEWS

  • December PFLAG Support Meeting.  Ian Ellasante of the Southwest Research Institute for Research on Women, University of Arizona, will be speaking to us. Ian is the Program Coordinator for the comprehensive network of care for LGBTQQIA youth provided by the federally funded iTEAM project. iTEAM, a five-year grant, is a collaboration of six local agencies, including CODAC Behavioral Health Services, Open Inn, Our Family Services, Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF), Wingspan, and SIROW.
     
  • Senior Pride Holiday Dinner.  This year PFLAG will once again host a holiday potluck with Wingspan's Senior Pride.  This will be on Saturday, December 13, at 4:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall at Rincon Congregational Church, 122 N. Craycroft Road just north of Broadway.  If you have something you intend to share, please let us know, pflagtuc@pflagtucson.org, (520) 360-3795.  Help our LGBT elders have a great holiday!
     
  • Reveille Men's Chorus Holiday Concert.  This year's Reveille Men's Chorus Holiday concert will be on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, December 5, 6 and 7, at Grace-St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams Street in Tucson.  Show time is 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday and 3:00 pm on Sunday afternoon.  This is Reveille's 20th season.  Come help them celebrate.  Tickets:  General admission $25, seniors and students, $20.  You can order tickets online at this link.
     
  • Desert Voices Holiday Concert.  Desert Voices invites you to "From Our Home To Yours!" In their 26th Season, Desert Voices continues to provide the warmth and tradition of the winter season while delivering an LGBT spin on the holidays! As part of their 2014/2015 Season LOVE,LAUGH,FAMILY- "From Our Home To Yours" will be the choral gift of the season filled with laughter, everyone's favorite songs from the holidays, and a wish for peace and joy from our family to yours!  Saturday, December 13th, 7:00 pm, Sunday, December 14th, 3:00 pm, St. Marks Presbyterian Church, 3809 E. 3rd Street in Tucson.  Tickets: $18 in advance; $20 at the door.  To purchase or for more information, please call (520) 791-9662 or click this link.
     
  • PFLAG Speakers for 2015. PFLAG's Jennie Bennett has lined up the following speakers for us through May 2015:

    January Scott Blades, Executive Director, Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network (TIHAN)
    February Our annual Couples Celebration
    March Marcy Nathan, Organizer for the Harvey Milk Foundation
    April Michael Woodward, past director of the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA) and graduate student in Public Health Policy and Management, University of Arizona.
    May Ryan Fette, Board Member, LGBT-Straight Alliance Fund

PFLAG'S 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 webpage at Cultivating Respect:  Creating Safe Schools for All.

  1. Learn the facts
  2. Understand the language
  3. Stop bad behavior
  4. Set the policy
  5. Plan school-wide activities
  6. Be public
  7. Address cyber bullying
  8. Train and educate everyone
  9. Work for comprehensive health education
  10. Resources, resources, resources

OTHER INFORMATION

EON HOT MEALS
Every third Wednesday of each month, Wingspan hosts a hot meal for Eon youth, 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 Bulter of PFLAG at respectall27@yahoo.com.

WINGSPAN ANTI-VIOLENCE PROGRAM
The Wingspan 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 https://www.facebook.com/avpwingspan/info.  The program coordinator is Patrick Farr, (520) 547-6113, email pfarr@wingspan.org.

DONATE TO PFLAG TUCSON ON-LINE
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.

SUPPORT MEETINGS

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
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.  Ian Ellasante of the Southwest Research Institute for Research on Women, University of Arizona, will be speaking to us on iTeam, a comprehensive network of care for LGBTQQIA youth in Tucson.

Wednesday, January 7, 2014
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.  TIHAN Director Scott Blades will talk to us about his organization and what it does for southern Arizona's HIV/AIDS community.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing Address:   P.O. Box 36264, Tucson, AZ  85740
Cell Phone:   (520) 360-3795 (Tucson number)
E-mail Address: pflagtuc@pflagtucson.org

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