EVENTS

Description:

Whether your loved one is 5, 15 or 45, has recently come out to you or has been out for years, whether your child is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, nonbinary, gender diverse, or just trying to figure it all out . . . this is a safe and welcoming program for you to learn from the experiences of others.  In this workshop, you’ll hear personal stories from  PFLAG parents on how their family navigated their journey.  You’ll learn LGBTQ+ nomenclature, area resources, and many others tips, tools, and strategies for understanding, supporting and advocating for your loved one. 

Speakers:

  • Doug Cooper, PFLAG Charlotte Board Member
  • Amanda Duma, PFLAG Charlotte Member
  • Dr. Benjamin Simmons, Atrium Health Family Medical Provider

Register here.

Description:

What is an ally? Why do allies in the workplace matter? What if I mess up? Are there steps I can take to help our workplace be more inclusive for LGBTQ+ colleagues?

Participants will hear local stories, review LGBTQ terminology, examine relevant data, learn individual and team strategies to be a better ally, and become familiar with local and national resources.

Speakers:

  • Karen Graci, PFLAG Charlotte President
  • Annabelle Pardo, PFLAG Charlotte Board Member

Description:

How can I learn more about the LGBTQ+ community? What steps can I take to grow as an ally? How can our congregation be more inclusive?

This program will engage your congregation in a thoughtful conversation about LGBTQ+ allyship within faith communities.  Participants will hear local stories, learn LGBTQ+ nomenclature, learn strategies to be a better ally, and become more familiar with local and national resources.

Speakers:

  • PFLAG Charlotte Faith in Action Team

Upcoming Peer Support Group Meetings
August 9 | August 25

All meetings are from 6:30pm – 7:30pm. A zoom link will be emailed to registrants a day before the meeting.

Description:

An educational program for healthcare providers to improve awareness and care.  Target audience includes physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and mental health providers.

Objectives:

Participants will identify culturally relevant LGBTQ terminology, social and health challenges and barriers to care.  Participants will also discuss strategies and steps to providing affirming care and learn more about local and national resources. 

Speakers:

  • PFLAG Charlotte Healthcare Outreach Team

Description:

An educational program to improve awareness and care.  Target audience includes physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and mental health providers.

Objectives:

Participants will identify culturally relevant LGBTQ terminology, social and health challenges and barriers to care.  Participants will also discuss strategies and steps to providing affirming care and learn more about local and national resources. 

Speakers:

  • PFLAG Charlotte Healthcare Outreach Team