FAQ

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions, and our best attempt to answer them. If you have more specific questions, Contact Us

Q1: How can I get involved?

You can get involved by attending our monthly meetings; joining PFLAG; writing letters to your representatives and educating yourself. Contact Us for more volunteer opportunities.

Q2: Are gays and lesbians welcome at meetings?

PFLAG meetings are open to everyone. Gay, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people are especially welcome.

Q3: How do I reach PFLAG chapters in other cities?

PFLAG has over 500 chapter/affiliates worldwide. A complete list of contacts is available by attending our meetings; calling our helpline (415-921-8850) or via PFLAG National.

Q4: Are there support groups for children of gays and lesbians?

COLAGE, Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere is a group run by and for children of all ages.

Q5: Are there support groups for spouses of gays and lesbians?

The Straight Spouse Support Network is available in the San Francisco Bay Area. Call Amity Pierce Buxton, author of “The Other Side of the Closet”, (510) 525-0200.

Q6: Where do you meet?

We meet in Room B of  the Women’s Building at 3543 18th Street in San Francisco, on the second Tuesday of the month between 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Accessible from the 16th and Mission BART stop or J Muni Line. Check other chapter locations to see if there is one closer to you.

Q7: Where can I find literature?

PFLAG publishes a wide variety of literature that are available on the internet; at our monthly meetings, or by calling PFLAG-SF at 415-981-8850.

Q8: Can I get PFLAG parents to speak to my group?

Our chapter has a speaker’s bureau and can usually fill requests. Call us at 415.921.8850 or email us 1-2 months in advance.