PFLAG Athens Area Events

November Meeting

Join us Sunday, November 17th from 2:30-4:00 pm for our monthly meeting at Oconee Presbyterian Church 2601 Hog Mountain Rd. Watkinsville, GA 30677 (We are not sponsored or affiliated with the church, just grateful for their support and donation of the space!)

This meeting with be a parent/family/ally support meeting. No topic or agenda- just discussion and open conversations. All are welcome to attend. Kids/teens will have access to a separate room for socializing. Email us if you have questions- pflagathensarea@gmail.com

October Meeting

Join us Sunday, October 20th from 2:30-4:00 pm for our monthly meeting at
Oconee Presbyterian Church 2601 Hog Mountain Rd. Watkinsville, GA 30677

All are welcome to contribute to the discussion of improving supports for students in the local school system.

September – PRIDE festival

Plan to attend the Pride Festival in downtown Athens on September 29, 2019. Pflag Athens Area will have a booth. Come visit. https://www.athenspride.org/

(No meeting this month.)

August Meeting

Join us Sunday, August 18th at 2:30 PM at
The Fire Hall / Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation 
489 Prince Ave. (Next to AVID bookshop)

QMed’s Michael “Luke” Lucas, NP will attend our August PFLAG meeting on 8/18 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. to answer any questions you might have regarding the medical aspects of gender transition.  
https://www.queermed.com/michael-lucas 

 There will be a pop-up clinic in Athens on August 17th and QMed is currently scheduling appointments for the day through their website. QMed is a compassionate resource for transgender and non-binary kids, teens, and adults. QMed provides telemedicine hormone therapy to patients across the Southeast, following in-person intake appointments at their clinic in Atlanta or at regional Pop-Up clinics. www.queermed.com

July Meeting

July 21, 2019 Sunday  2:30 pm- 4:00 pm
Athens Clarke County Heritage Foundation- Fire Hall No. 2   489 Prince Ave. Athens, GA 30601

Parent round table discussion. If you feel comfortable, join the conversation. No agenda. No pressure. We are ready to listen.

Join us for a monthly meeting of PFLAG Athens Area. Parents, friends, family, and allies of LGBTQIA+ individuals are invited to attend. This meeting is an adult only meeting.

June Meeting

6/9/19   Sunday  2:30 pm- 4:00 pm
Athens Clarke County Heritage Foundation- Fire Hall No. 2   489 Prince Ave. Athens, GA 30601

We are pleased to welcome Brandan Robertson from San Diego, CA

Brandan Robertson is a noted author, activist, and pastor, working at the intersections of spirituality and social renewal. He currently serves as the Lead Pastor of Missiongathering Christian Church in San Diego, CA and serves as the Executive Director of Metanoia.

“Named by the Human Rights Campaign as one of the top faith-leaders leading the fight for human rights, Robertson has worked with political and social leaders around the world to end conversion therapy and promote LGBT+ rights.”

www.brandonrobertson.com

May Meeting

5/19/19   Sunday  5:00 p.m.
Ted’s Most Best 254 West Washington St. Downtown Athens, GA 30601 (Across from 40 Watt Club)

Join us for a casual get-together of PFLAG Athens Area. LGBTQIA+ individuals and their parents, family, friends, and allies are invited to attend. All ages welcome.

April Meeting

4/14/19   Sunday  2:30 pm- 4:00 pm
Athens Clarke County Heritage Foundation- Fire Hall No. 2   489 Prince Ave. Athens, GA 30601

Join us for a monthly meeting of PFLAG Athens Area.

Topic: Shannon Clawson from Georgia Equality will be presenting: Sexual Education/Health and HIV prevention for LGBTQIA+ teens. Parents are invited to attend along with your teen (or not, it is your call!)

March Meeting

3/24/19   Sunday   2:30 pm- 4:00 pm
Athens Clarke County Heritage Foundation- Fire Hall No. 2   489 Prince Ave. Athens, GA 30601

Topic: This meeting will focus on establishing supports in local schools for LGBTQIA+ students.

Join us for a monthly meeting of PFLAG Athens Area. Parents, friends, family, and allies of LGBTQIA+ individuals are invited to attend. Students older than 12 are invited to attend, along with family members.

February Meeting

2/17/19   Sunday   2:30 pm- 4:00 pm
Athens Clarke County Heritage Foundation- Fire Hall No. 2   489 Prince Ave. Athens, GA 30601

Join us for a monthly meeting of PFLAG Athens Area. Parents, friends, family, and allies of LGBTQIA+ individuals are invited to attend. This meeting is an adult only meeting (sorry, kids, you are invited next time!)

Our speaker, Riley Kirkpatrick (he/him/his or they/them/theirs) will be leading the discussion about gender identity. Riley is a founding board member of the Athens Queer Collective, leader of the LGBTQ+ Youth Group, and leader of the Adult Trans Group.

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