PFLAG is creating a caring, just, and affirming world for LGBTQ+ people and those who love them. 

Our chapter has been active in this effort since 1985.

SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, with options for 'in-person' or 'virtual', via ZOOM. 

Whether you attend in person or virtually, you must register. 

To register, click: RSVP . Please plan to be present from 6:45pm to 8:30pm*.

*If you are joining us for the first time, please plan to be present (in-person or virtually) at 6:30pm for a brief, 'warm welcome. 

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The latest edition:   

PFLAG Akron + Cleveland Newsletter 

       Upcoming Events     PFLAG News

October 17, 2023 - PFLAG Cleveland Awards 'HIV/AIDS Pioneer Leaders' with Jane A. Daroff Lifetime Achievement Award at Trinity Commons, Cleveland, Ohio. Those recognized with the award are: Tracy Jones, MNO, ATGC, executive director, AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland; Michael Lederman, MD, an infectious disease specialist in Cleveland who is affiliated with Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland; Sr. Marian Durkin, Sister of Charity of St. Augustine who co-founded The Open House, a ministry for those afflicted with AIDS and their families; Sr. Susan Zion, Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland who is founder/executive director of Ursuline Piazza, which educates and supports HIV-positive people; and Mark Lehman, MSSA, LISW, retired manager of the Department of Social Work at The MetroHealth System in Cleveland who was an original member of MetroHealth Pride Alliance and board member at HIT. Additionally, the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland, the successor to the Health Issues Taskforce (HIT), was awarded for being a leading organization for HIV/AIDS care in northeast Ohio and beyond. see 'Pioneer Leaders'

PFLAG CLE members and friends  participated in the Plain Dealer /'s series 

by Julie Washington!

LGBTQIA + Explained 

click to view the article or videos. 

Want to learn more about LGBTQ+ 

and the language of love?   

Free, online training  is now available from 

Cuyahoga Community College.  

Visit the TRI -C  SAFE ZONE site. 


PFLAG members and supporters are committed to changing hearts,  minds--and laws. Take action today on critical pieces of legislation that will create equity and protections for LGBTQ+ people and their families. You can make a difference!

Please contact your Ohio Senate and House Representatives to oppose HB68.  For more information, see: Honesty for Ohio Education.

PFLAG is an inclusive volunteer, non-profit self-help organization composed of family members, friends, and LGBTQ+ individuals. 

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CBS Sunday Morning, June 18, 2023 

ABC Good Morning America, June 21, 2023

 An ad from GLAAD features a North Texas mother of a transgender child describing their family.