PFLAG: Monthly Support Meeting

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PFLAG: Monthly support meetings in the Downtown Orlando area for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) people, their parents and families, friends and allies. 7-9 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, First United Methodist Church of Orlando, 142 E. Jackson St., Orlando, free, pflagorlando.org.

PFLAG: Monthly Support Meeting

By : KathleenHarper
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PFLAG: Monthly support meetings in the Downtown Orlando area for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) people, their parents and families, friends and allies. 7-9 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, First United Methodist Church of Orlando, 142 E. Jackson St., Orlando, free, pflagorlando.org.

Trump admin to allow adoption agencies to refuse placement in LGBTQ homes

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The Trump administration is moving forward with a proposed regulation that will allow taxpayer-funded adoption agencies to refuse placement into LGBT families over religious objections.

The Department of Health & Human Services went public on Friday with the regulation, which will undo an Obama-era policy prohibiting discrimination discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation among federal grantees.

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PFLAG: Monthly Support Meeting

By : KathleenHarper
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PFLAG: Monthly support meetings in the Downtown Orlando area for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) people, their parents and families, friends and allies. 7-9 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, First United Methodist Church of Orlando, 142 E. Jackson St., Orlando, free, pflagorlando.org.

PFLAG: Monthly Support Meeting

By : KathleenHarper
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PFLAG: Monthly support meetings in the Downtown Orlando area for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) people, their parents and families, friends and allies. 7-9 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, First United Methodist Church of Orlando, 142 E. Jackson St., Orlando, free, pflagorlando.org.

PFLAG: Monthly Support Meeting

By : KathleenHarper
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PFLAG: Monthly support meetings in the Downtown Orlando area for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) people, their parents and families, friends and allies. 7-9 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month, First United Methodist Church of Orlando, 142 E. Jackson St., Orlando, free, pflagorlando.org.

Hillary Clinton meets with families, friends of shooting victims, pays respects at Pulse

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Hillary Clinton met privately with family members and friends of the Pulse shooting victims at Holden Heights Community Center July 22.

The meeting was followed by a roundtable discussion with members of the Orlando LGBT, Muslim and Latino communities including; Mayor Buddy Dyer, Commissioner Patty Sheehan, Equality Florida’s Ida Eskamani and Carlos Guillermo Smith, GLBT Center’s Terry DeCarlo, president of the Islamic Society Imam Muhammad Musri and Orlando SWAT commander Capt. Mark Canty.

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Trans Parent Support Group (Tampa)

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A support group meeting for Trans individuals and their families to attend together.

This group is held in Tampa every 2nd and 4th Thursday and in St. Pete every 3rd Wednesday.

Chicago families urged to adopt LGBT children

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Chicago (AP) – Illinois’ child welfare agency is urging more foster parents to take in homeless LGBT youth, describing the situation as a desperate one for thousands of young people.

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services held a recruitment seminar July 9 to provide prospective foster parents with information about the process. It said it was specifically looking for foster and adoptive families within Chicago’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The event was held at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Terry DeCarlo to remain GLBT Community Center of Central Florida’s executive director

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Terry DeCarlo will be staying on as the executive director for the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida indefinitely, The Center’s Board of Directors announced in a press release July 8.

DeCarlo previously announced his resignation from The Center May 27 after accepting a new position as the regional director for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation in South Florida.

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WeAreOrlando Jacksonville Fundraiser

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Please join us this Wednesday for a fundraiser for the families of the victims and survivors of the Orlando Pulse tragedy. Blackfin will be donating 10% of its total sales from 3-7PM and giving $1 dollar back from each Tito’s cocktail sold. 100% of the proceeds of this fundraiser will go to Equality Florida’s Go Fund Me to directly support the families and survivors with transportation, funeral arrangments, and any costs as needed.

Donate directly, here: https://www.gofundme.com/PulseVictimsFund

Trans Parent Support Group

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A support group meeting for Trans individuals and their families to attend together.

This group is held in Tampa every 2nd and 4th Thursday and in St. Pete every 3rd Wednesday.