A good place to start for introductory general information is right here.  We’ve compiled the best information available from our chapters nationwide and other noted authorities.  We have information directed towards LGBTQ persons, family, and friends that will bring you up to speed on terminology; will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the coming out process; and will guide you in taking action to support equality in society.

And don't forget to check out the PFLAG National website. You'll find even more information on these subjects and more learning opportunities.


A good primer for understanding the continuum of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, from the LGBTQ individual's perspective and that of the family member or ally.

Transgender 201

Transgender folks have been around forever. While transgender people have been lumped in with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual folks, their needs and issues are not the same. Parents of gender-expansive children likewise face distinctly different challenges. This section builds on the basics discussed in LGBTQ 101.

Links to providers and other resources

Our resources page has a good selection of the many organizations and individuals serving the LGBTQ community.