Frequently Asked Questions
What is PFLAG Denver?
PFLAG Denver is one of the 400 chapters affiliated with the national organization PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays). Our mission is to support, educate and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, their families, friends, and allies. PFLAG Denver is a nonprofit organization unaffiliated with any religious or political institutions.
Who are PFLAG’s Members?
Our members come from all walks of life. We are straight, we are gay or lesbian, we are bisexual. We are transgendered. We are moms and dads, siblings, grandparents, aunts and uncles, friends, children and allies. We come from large cities and small towns. We live in rural areas. We are people of color. We come from all economic backgrounds. We come from all faith traditions. We are disabled. We are youth and we are elderly.Our membership and our leadership are diverse, but what we have in common is our commitment to LGBTQ+ rights.
What Does PFLAG Denver Do?
PFLAG Denver supports the LGBTQ+ community, their families and allies. PFLAG Denver educates both families and the public about sexual orientation, gender identity, and other LGBTQ+ issues by hosting speaking events, one-on-one meetings, programs and providing information. PFLAG Denver advocates for equal rights the LGBTQ+ community through legislative lobbying and informational campaigns.
How Can I GET Involved in PFLAG Denver?
You can become a member, attend our meetings, volunteer your time, make a donation, or any combination of the above.
Even if you’re not sure that you need PFLAG Denver, remember that PFLAG Denver NEEDS YOU!
Where Does PFLAG Denver Obtain Money to Operate?
The chapter relies primarily on membership dues, donations and grants.
What is PFLAG Denver's 501(c)(3) Status?
PFLAG Denver is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in good standing with the State of Colorado. You can check us out by visiting the Colorado Secretary of State website and do a “Charitable Organizations Search” specifying our registration number (20023007886).
Are There Other PFLAG Chapters in Colorado?
Yes - there are many other PFLAG Chapters in Colorado. For a complete list, please visit the PFLAG National Site.