Denial of Marriage to Same-Sex Couples is Unconstitutional

U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker, the chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, released his decision this afternoon in the closely watched case of Perry v. Schwarzenegger. The case tests the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, which was passed in November 2008 and overturned same-sex marriage in California.

According to the decision, Proposition 8 is unconstitutional under both the due-process and equal-protection clauses of the U.S Constitution. Read more »

Claire Buffie won the 2010 Miss New York Competition on June 26 in Albany on a platform of speaking out as a straight ally for equal rights for LGBT people. Claire is a member of PFLAG NYC, an active volunteer speaker in the & Welcome for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Students">Safe Schools Program, and a member of the board. Read more »

PFLAG NYC in the NYC Pride March

More than 100 people marched with PFLAG NYC in the 40th NYC LGBT Pride March on Sunday, June 27, 2010. We had mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, cousins, aunts and uncle, and all variety of friends. Gay, straight, trans. It was a fantastic, moving party down Fifth Avenue. Read more »

See a Preview and Hear About the Making of the Film at PFLAG NYC Meeting on June 13 in Midtown

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