About Us

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

Our Mission:  to assist the greater Gaston County community in understanding and accepting their LGBT citizens.  We seek greater education, support, and understanding in our community.

PFLAG National

Founded in 1972,PFLAG is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 350 affiliates in the U.S.  Made of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy.

PFLAG Gaston Board of Directors

A special thank you is well-deserved for our board members for all they do to make our chapter vital and involved with the community through planning, publicity, and the implementation of our goals.

Ginger Feimster, President

Cindy Buckley, Treasurer

Belinda Maier, Secretary

Storm Hambrick, Member at Large