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FAMILY SUPPORT RESOURCES

The LGBTQ Center recognizes that there are many different family structures and family is not limited to biological or legal definitions.  We have provided here some helpful resources that address families of all sorts – whether you are born into them or you have chosen them.

When someone comes out...when you are thinking of coming out....there are many ways that impacts others in your family. 

 

 

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES:

TRIANGLE PFLAG

www.pflagtriangle.org

PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender persons, their families and friends, through Advocacy (to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights); Support (to cope with an adverse society); and, Education (to enlighten an ill-informed public.

PFLAG meets twice monthly, in Durham and Raleigh.

THE KNOW AND LOVE PROJECT

www.knowandlove.org

The Know and Love Project aims to present stories of loving and committed North Carolina families with gay and lesbian members in order to raise awareness and increase public support for the equal rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people in North Carolina and across the nation.

GENDER SPECTRUM

https://www.genderspectrum.org/

Gender Spectrum provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens. Website provides a number of excellent resources and information.

 

 

RESOURCES FOR YOUTH

iNSIDEOUT 180

www.insideout180.org

iNSIDEoUT is a youth-founded, youth-led organization that provides leadership opportunities & a safe space for North Carolina's LGBTQISA-queer youth, both in & out of schools. By providing educational-, social-, & activism-oriented programs, iNSIDEoUT strives to form, strengthen, & network Gay-Straight Alliances while connecting & empowering youth, seeking to expand beyond the Triangle. iNSIDEoUT encourages you to become a part of our family & community.  This includes a comprehensive listing of area High Schools' GSA (Gay Straight Alliances).

COLAGE

www.colage.org

COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in their communities.

 

 

RESOURCES FOR FAITH SUPPORT

INSTITUTE FOR WELCOMING RESOURCES

www.welcomingresources.org

IWR's mission is to create resources that support the unconditional welcome of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities and their families in the church home of their choice.