PFLAG Publications:

Our Children: Questions and Answers for Families of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Gender-Expansive and Queer Youth and Adults This guide focuses on providing support for parents, caregivers, families and friends of people who are LGBTQ, with an emphasis on sexual orientation and gender expression.


Be Yourself: Questions and Answers for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning  Youth. Today’s youth face more social pressures than ever, especially since young people are coming out at increasingly younger ages. This publication offers a supportive approach to common questions asked by teens who may be questioning their sexual orientation. It also provides hotline numbers for teens and a list of resources.

Faith in Our Families: Parents, Families and Friends Talk About Faith, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Discovering that a loved one is gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender can pose new questions about your faith and may prompt you to re-evaluate beliefs that you previously took for granted. By using personal experiences, this publication provides examples for reconciling your faith with the knowledge that a loved one is gay. includes an updated list of gay and lesbian religious and spiritual groups to watch out for.

Our Trans Loved Ones: Questions and Answers for Parents, Families and Friends of People who are Transgender and Gender Expansive. This guide focuses on providing support for families and friends of transgender and gender-expansive children, adolescents, and adults. Our experiences, expertise, knowledge, and resources continue to evolve over time, and therefore, we encourage you to check with medical, mental health, social services, and other professional providers, or local support groups—including PFLAG chapters—for the most up-to-date information on transgender and gender-expansive experiences.