PFLAG Support Meetings are canceled for Election Week
PFLAG has signed Up with Other LGBTQ+ Organizations to End Racism and White Supremacy
Read the pledge PFLAG and over 500 other LGBTQ+ organizations have signed to end racism and white supremacy in the US. PFLAG has incorporated this pledge into their bylaws.
PFLAG Annapolis/Anne Arundel County is Hosting Its Support Meetings Online
Starting Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the Chapter’s three LGBTQ+ support meetings are available online! Visit the Chapter’s Facebook Events page for more details.
CANCELED: Lecture Series: LGBTQ+ History in Maryland: Decolonizing Gender and Sexuality in 2020
Unfortunately, due to illness, tomorrow’s (Saturday, February 1) lecture is cancelled. If you had already registered, we will be in touch about the cancellation and regarding refunds. We apologize for the inconvenience.
It’s OK To Use “They” To Describe One Person: Here’s Why
Has someone ever asked you to refer to them as they instead of he or she? Or, are you hedging because you can’t possibly refer to one single person as they? What if we told you that they has been used to refer to just one person since at least the 1300s?
Lexicographers have determined that as far back as the 1300s, they has been used as a gender-neutral pronoun, a word that was substituted in place of either he (a masculine singular pronoun) or she (a feminine singular pronoun), e.g., Each student should get their supplies ready for class.Each student is singular, but we don’t know (or need to know) the gender/sex identity of each student in this situation, so their is perfectly handy. Even Chaucer, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and other beloved writers of the English literary canon used singular they.
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🌈 Join PFLAG Annapolis/Anne Arundel County at the First Ever Annapolis Pride Parade & Festival June 29, 2019 🌈
Parade: 12:00 PM | Festival: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Volunteer Opportunities: If you would like volunteer to support any of the events leading to and including the first Annapolis Pride Parade and Festival on June 29, 2019, check out the list of volunteer opportunities at this link. You can score an Annapolis Pride T-Shirt for your efforts! Check back often for list updates and thank you in advance for your support!
Additional Details: Click here for the latest Parade & Festival details.
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Chapter Support Meeting Durations Extended
Starting May 7, 2019, by popular demand, the twice-monthly support meetings conducted by PFLAG Annapolis/Anne Arundel County will start one-half hour earlier–at 7:00 pm. Meetings still will end at 9:00 pm.
Chapter support meetings occur on the first and third Tuesdays of each month in Annapolis, Maryland. Check out the events calendar for details.
Support meetings are free and reservations are not necessary; however, donations are welcome.
An Evening in Annapolis
Join FreeState Justice for an evening gathering at Reynold’s Tavern in Annapolis. Whether you are winding down after a day of speaking with legislators or joining us for the evening, we look forward to seeing you for a night of community, connection, and fun! Light refreshments will be provided.
January 29, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
7 Church Circle
Registration is encouraged but not required.