PFLAG Columbia-Howard Co. – Scholarship DEADLINE APPROACHING

LGBT_scholarship ImagePFLAG Columbia-Howard County  is now accepting applications for $2,000. Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Click Here to see further details and download the Application.
Application must be postmarked by April 11, 2014.

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Catherine Hyde recognized as Howard Co. 2014 Volunteer of the Year

PFLAG Columbia-Howard county is most  proud and happy to announce our own, Catherine Hyde, has been recognized as 2014 Howard County Volunteer of the Year.  Catherine says she is humbled be a part of the powerful voice that is PFLAG:- parents, families, allies and friends working with the LGBT community to move equality forward.2014-04-02 Cat Volunteer of the YearCourtney Watson , Catherine Hyde and Mary Kay Sigaty at Howard County 2014 Volunteer of the Year Awards Ceremony on Tuesday April 2nd.

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April 8 – 7:30 pm: Parents of LGBT Children Share their Coming Out Process

When our child comes out of the closet, we parents often jump right into that closet!
Happy FamilyPlease join us at our PFLAG Columbia-Howard County Meeting on April 8, 2014  when a panel of PFLAG Parents will share their experiences of coming out to family and friends, and we will have further opportunity to discuss the parental coming out process.

Time: 7:30 -9:30 p.m
Location: Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045

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Maryland legislature passes transgender equality bill

A gay rights activist holds a rainbow flag while marching in downtown BelgradePFLAG Columbia-Howard County is delighted to learn that Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday approved a bill banning discrimination on the basis of gender identity, positioning the Old Line State on track to join 17 others and the District of Columbia in protecting the rights of transgender individuals.  We’ve worked on this for many years, and now at last it’s actually happening ! .  Read More..

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Tues. 3/11 – 7:30pm – View ‘Bridegroom’- the Movie at PFLAG Columbia Meeting

Please Join us to view a touching, highly acclaimed new film.
Opportunity for discussion will follow the film viewing.
Tuesday March 11 at 7:30 pm
at Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045

  • Bridegroom Documentary“Bridegroom” tells the emotional journey of Shane and Tom, two young men in a loving and committed relationship that was cut tragically short by a misstep off the side of a roof. The story of what happened after this accidental death- of how people without the legal protections of marriage can find themselves completely shut out and ostracized- is poignant, enraging and opens a window onto the issue of marriage equality and human rights like no speech or lecture ever will.    80 Minutes

 

 

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Tues. Feb. 11 – PFLAG Columbia’s VALENTINE DANCE ! 7:30-10 PM

PFLAG V-Dance 02112014 PhotoYou’re Invited to  Join PFLAG Columbia-Howard county for a

VALENTINE’S DAY DANCE

7:30 – 10:00 pm

Tues. FEBRUARY 11, 2014

A night for all ages!

Owen Brown Interfaith Center 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia,MD  21045

An adult supervised & alcohol-free event!

 

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PFLAG New Year Potluck Celebration Party – Tuesday Jan. 14 – Hoping to See You!!!

You Are InvitedWe Want to see YOU at
PFLAG’s POTLUCK
NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION
on TUESDAY JANUARY 14th – 7:30
at Owen Brown Interfaith Center,
7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045  (410-381-2000)

Baltimore Men's ChorusWe’ll be treated to music by the Baltimore Men’s Chorus. .
Bring a dish to share, and be prepared to relax & enjoy !!
Come celebrate a great year !!!!
Bring a friend or 2… The more the merrier!!!
Got questions about the event?  Feel free to call June at 410-795-2418.

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