PFLAG Bellingham

Whatcom County

Local Advocacy


​​We advocate in Whatcom County for LGBTQ people and their families in many ways.


​• Participate in local Pride parades and events—Whatcom Pride, Whatcom Youth Pride, WWU Pride, BUF Pride.

​​​​​• Provide training to educate and build awareness of LGBTQ issues for local businesses, educational organizations, faith communities​.

​​​​​• Table with PFLAG brochures and resources at community events to provide info and show support for LGBTQ people and families — MLK Conference, Blaine 4 th of July, WCC and BTC community events, Lifelong AIDS events, Junteenth event, NAMI event, local business fundraisers.

​​​​​• Respond with interviews or letter-writing on local issues related to LGBTQ community members.