National Coming Out Day, celebrated on October 11, marks the anniversary of the 1987 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. Based locally, PFLAG Fishers believes that LGBTQIA+ pride and advocacy is something to be celebrated every day.
PFLAG Fishers is one of over 400 national PFLAG chapters. Our mission is to build a foundation of loving families united with LGBTQIA+ people and allies who support one another, and to educate ourselves and our community to speak up as advocates until all hearts and minds respect, value, and affirm LGBTQIA+ people.
We have collaborated with Conner Prairie, The Ignite Studio in the Hamilton East Public Library, Indy Fuel, and the Delaware Township Government Center to host events to celebrate LGBTQIA+ people, offer education, support, and safe spaces for people to gather and build relationships. PFLAG Fishers received a grant from the Fishers Arts and Cultural Commission for Fishers community members to create a mobile mural that was on display at the Ignite Studio.
We have reached over 100 families and countless individuals through participation in Spark!Fishers, Non-Profit Day at the Fishers Famers Market, the Celebration of Equity in Education in Carmel, as vendors at the Indy Fuel hockey games, Fishers Boo Bash, hosting guest speakers, and attending the Indiana School Counselors Convention. We have supported families in navigating health care, faith, family, and equity in schools.
For more information, email PFLAGFishers@gmail.com.
PFLAG Fishers provides support, education, and advocacy for LGBTQ+people, their family and friends, and allies. Our board members enjoy attending community events and activities as well as dining and shopping in locally owned businesses. We love connecting with others, laughing, hanging out together, and lifting each other up. Learn more on our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.