PFLAG Las Cruces Susan C. Brown Scholarship

PFLAG Las Cruces is offering two $500 scholarships to current New Mexico State University or DACC students who have had some connection directly or indirectly with LGBTQ issues.  One scholarship will be given to a student who self-identifies as LGBTQ.  For the other scholarship, the applicant need NOT be LGBTQ, but must have worked inContinue reading “PFLAG Las Cruces Susan C. Brown Scholarship”

Today in History: First AIDS Report was 35 Years Ago

On June 5, 1981, in its Morbidity and Mortality Report, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) discussed five instances of Pneumocystis pneumonia. We later understood this to be the first documented report of AIDS. We’ve learned that stigma and silence don’t just fuel ignorance, they foster transmission and give life to a plague.  We’ve seen that testing, treatment,Continue reading “Today in History: First AIDS Report was 35 Years Ago”

In the News: Target Continues to Stand for Inclusivity

On April 19, Target announced that they stand for equality and support the use of bathrooms that match a person’s gender identity. This is huge as we continue to fight for equality for transgender people. Some still seem to oppose Target’s policy. The New York Times and NPR report that some groups, like the American FamilyContinue reading “In the News: Target Continues to Stand for Inclusivity”

PFLAG Las Cruces: 20th Anniversary Celebration

Hello PFLAG Family!Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015) We are celebrating history in Las Cruces this year. PFLAG Las Cruces is celebrating our 20th anniversary! According to the PFLAG National website, the idea for PFLAG began in 1972 when Jeanne Manford marched with her son, Morty, in New York’s Christopher Street Liberation Day March, theContinue reading “PFLAG Las Cruces: 20th Anniversary Celebration”