Download PFLAG Publications

Our top publications from PFLAG and the Straight for Equality project are now available for download and ordering!

Learning more about the issues is just a click away. You can view and download free PDF versions of PFLAG's signature publications and our new Straight for Equality resources below. Please note: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required (Download Adobe Acrobat Reader). To purchase publications and PFLAG merchandise, visit the PFLAG Bookstore.

Our Trans Loved Ones: Questions and Answers for Parents, Families, and Friends of People Who Are Transgender and Gender ExpansiveOur Trans Loved Ones is a brand-new, updated resource. Written by PFLAG staff members, and created with the help of content experts, reviewers, and PFLAGers with experience to share, it is full of information, first-person stories, and expert input geared to those who have a loved one who has come out as trans or gender expansive.
 guide to being a trans ally guide to being a trans ally. This guide will help you learn more about  what transgender means, develop competency around talking about the issue, become better informed about the challenges that many trans people face, and know specific ways that you can be a strong trans ally.
Our Daughters and Sons: Questions and Answers for Parents of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth and Adults. One of our most popular publications, this is a "must read" for parents who are forming new and honest relationships with a loved one who has come out to them. This booklet answers several commonly-asked questions about having a gay child. It includes a list of related resources. Download a One Page Summary.
Be Yourself: Questions and Answers for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Youth. A fresh new update to one of PFLAG's most popular publications! Revised in 2014, this publication offers a supportive and understanding approach to today's most common questions and concerns from youth regarding sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. With youth coming out--and disclosing--at younger and younger ages, BE YOURSELF has never been more important. The publication also includes an up-to-date list of resources, including hotline numbers, other organizations, and more. Download a One Page Summary.
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. This publication includes an updated list of gay and lesbian religious and spiritual groups to watch out for. Download a One Page Summary.
Se Tu Mismo. This is the Spanish translation of PFLAG's publication, Be Yourself. The book is a great resource for Spanish-speaking youth and families.
PFLAG Faith Field Guide (exclusively available online, in PDF format). Download the PFLAG Faith Field Guide: Chapter Structure, Program and Activity Ideas for Outreach to Faith Communities.
Nuestras Hijas e Hijos: Preguntas y Respuestas para los Padres de Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales y Transgénero de Jóvenes y Adultos. A culturally appropriate Spanish translation of  "Our Daughters and Sons," this booklet is a valuable resource for Spanish-speaking families coming to terms with homosexuality and bisexuality. The booklet answers commonly asked questions about having a GLBT loved one, and includes Spanish language resources.
Cultivating Respect: Safe Schools For All. Ready to be an advocate for safe schools for all kids? Start here, with this publication created to give you the tools and resources you need to make sure that all kids have access to education in a safe and supportive environment.
Guide to Being a Straight Ally. This is a guide for straight allies, by straight allies. It aims to invite, educate, and engage straight allies in the effort to create a world with equality for all. Interested? You can learn more at the Straight for Equality website now.
Straight for Equality in Healthcare. Are you a healthcare professional who wants to find ways to be more inclusive in your practice? Are you a PFLAG member who wants to help educate healthcare providers in your community? Here's where you can start. Download the guide here and visit for more details.
Straight for Equality in Healthcare: A PFLAG Field Guide. Are you a PFLAG chapter member looking for ways to engage your community in discussing healthcare issues for LGBT people? Want to find some new educational programs associated with our Straight for Equality in Healthcare work? Download this free guide to get started.
Straight for Equality Field Guide. Hey PFLAGer: are you interested in bringing Straight for Equality to your chapter? This handy Field Guide contains great tips on how to use Straight for Equality in your chapter.
be not afraid - Straight For Equality in Faith Communities be not afraid: help is on the way - straight for equality in faith communities. No matter where your faith community falls on GLBT people and/or issues Straight for Equality is here to help. Learn how to address your own discomfort when it comes to GLBT issues in the context of your religious beliefs, how you can become a straight ally, and small but important steps you can take to express your support for the gay community.