What ‘s the difference between gender identity and sexual orientation?
What does They/Them mean?
Is queer an okay word to use?
And what does “the plus” mean?
Jean-Marie Navetta is the director of education and inclusion for PFLAG and she breaks down the terminology of an increasingly diverse world. We go beyond the basics and whether you are or a member of the LGBTQ+ community or are just looking to broaden your understanding -- we can get you ready for your next conversation.
PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies. With nearly 400 chapters and 250,000 members and supporters crossing multiple generations of families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas across America, PFLAG is committed to creating a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed.
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