About PFLAG.

What is PFLAG?

Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the original family and ally organization. Made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with LGBT people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy. Now in its 40th anniversary year, PFLAG has more than 368 chapters and 200,000 supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas in all 50 states. To learn more, please visit www.pflag.org.

About PFLAG Boulder County

PFLAG Boulder was established in 1993 by parents of gay children who wanted to learn more about their children, support other parents and advocate for their children who live in an often hostile society. The chapter has grown steadily since that time.

PFLAG Boulder County brings the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the national PFLAG organization to the local level.

Our Vision

We, the parents, families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Only with respect, dignity and equality for all will we reach our full potential as human beings, individually and collectively. PFLAG welcomes the participation and support of all who share in, and hope to realize this vision.

Our Mission

PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

Our Strategic Goals

  1. Build the capacity of our organization at every level so that we may have all the resources, in the form of information, people and funding, necessary to move forward in our work with the greatest possible effect.
  2. Create a world in which our young people may grow up and be educated with freedom from fear of violence, bullying and other forms of discrimination, regardless of their real or perceived gender identity or sexual orientation or that of their families.
  3. Make our vision and our message accessible to the broadest range of ethnic and cultural communities, ending the isolation of families with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender family members within those communities.
  4. Work toward full inclusion of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons within their chosen communities of faith.
  5. Create a society in which all GLBT persons may openly and safely pursue the career path of their choice, and may be valued and encouraged to grow to their full potential in the workplace.
  6. Create a society in which all gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons may enjoy, in every aspect of their lives, full civil and legal equality and may participate fully in all the rights, privileges and obligations of full citizenship in this country.

We welcome the participation and support of all who share in our Vision and Mission and who hope to realize our goals.


Members of the local chapter are affiliated with the national organization. Members can attend meetings, receive and give support, and help with local events. Memberships renew in October of each year. You may join PFLAG right here, from our Web site.

Membership categories include:

  • $35 – Individual
  • $40 – Family
  • $50 – Supporting
  • $75 – Gold
  • $100 – Platinum


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Address changes and membership information should be sent to our mailing address:

PFLAG Boulder County

Post Office Box 19696

Boulder, Colorado 80308-2696

Contact Us

To contact us, you may write to us, send us an email, or call us on our help line.

Mailing Address:

PFLAG Boulder County

Post Office Box 19696

Boulder, Colorado 80308



Telephone/Help Line:

303-444-8164 – Now accepting text messages

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