Turning 45 is a major milestone. (And about the year most of us start getting ignored on gay dating apps).
But that’s another story altogether.
The organization got its name from the acronym for Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays has long supported bisexual and transgender people, too, so it no longer uses that description. Founded in New York City on March 11, 1973, by elementary school teacher Jeanne Manford, the organization is one that advocates for equality and acceptance of our entire community.
No matter what city we’re in for a Pride parade, it’s the PFLAG float or group of marchers that makes us cheer the loudest because they’re helping to make a difference in not just their friend or family member’s life, but also the world.
So we invite you to hug a PFLAG member if you know one.
Hell, give ’em a big, wet, sloppy kiss.