Monthly Archives: February 2012

Maryland Legislature Passes Marriage Act

Dubbed ‘The Civil Marriage Protection Act’, Maryland’s marriage equality law has just been approved by both houses of the state legislature.  The Maryland Senate passed the act on a vote of 25-22 today, after the Maryland House passed the bill … Continue reading

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Ex-gay Is Not “Just Another Point of View”

While the debate over who gets to send fliers home with school children continues in Montgomery County, it’s easy to miss the more serious issue at hand.  Our own Advocacy Chairman, David Fishback, illustrates that point in a letter published … Continue reading

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I Hope She’s a PFLAG Mom Someday

“Amelia” bills herself as “Mother, wife, partner and breadwinner”.  Others call her a hero.  She’d reject that idea, but I kinda think that not only does she fit the idea of hero to many, but also that we need more … Continue reading

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Getting It

Pastor Delman Coates of Mount Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton, Maryland gets it.  You’d like to think that more men of the cloth got it as well, especially those African American pastors who had suffered the indignity of bigotry.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Bishop of Episcopal Diocese Calls for Marriage Equality in Maryland

Seeing the Washington National Cathedral sitting high over Washington, DC is awe inspiring.  Anyone who’s visited the cathedral comes away with a sense of marvel at such an achievement of art and architecture.  But how often to we remember that … Continue reading

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It’s About More Than Just Fliers…

If you oppose the message contained in the PFOX fliers distributed in Montgomery County Schools, please speak up.  Take action to strengthen the Health Education curriculum in Montgomery County Schools. In 2007, MCPS implemented for its 8th and 10th Grade … Continue reading

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PFLAG In The News

Advocacy Chair Quoted on Metro Weekly Website Last Wednesday, students at Rockville, MD’s Albert Einstein High School students received fliers from Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays (PFOX) to take home to share with their parents.  And when word reached the … Continue reading

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