PFLAG San Diego County | 888 398-0006

Our Vision and Mission

Our Vision

PFLAG envisions a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Our Mission

By meeting people where they are and collaborating with others, PFLAG realizes its vision through: Support for families, allies and people who are LGBTQ; Education for ourselves and others about the unique issues and challenges facing people who are LGBTQ; Advocacy in our communities to change attitudes and create policies and laws that achieve full equality for people who are LGBTQ.


Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Inc. is a support, education and advocacy organization. PFLAG is a tax exempt, non-profit organization that is not affiliated with any political or religious institution.

At PFLAG, participants find a confidential, warm and supportive setting where we can share our concerns with others and find comfort and reassurance about our gay children, family members, friends and ourselves.

Our History

Founded in 1981 by 25 parents, PFLAG now represents more than 75,000 households, and speaks for thousands of others. PFLAG affiliates are located in more than 400 communities throughout the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 11 other countries.

PFLAG World Wide

PFLAG was created by parents, families and friends to gain understanding and support of our gay loved ones. PFLAG offers a wonderful global opportunity for families, friends, and gay people (gay men, lesbians, transgendered and bisexuals) to learn and grow together.

Tax Deductible

PFLAG SD is a 501(c)3 charitable organization making your donations tax-deductible. Under IRS guidelines, the full amount of any gift and/or membership is deductible as a charitable contribution. Upon request, written documentation of donations will be provided for tax-related purposes.