straight for equality
materials for your pflag chapter

Click on the link next to each publication or resource name to download the publications as a PDF for free! Many items are also available in print through the PFLAG Bookstore. If you have any questions please email publications@pflag.org.

If your chapter is up to date on your paperwork and dues you’re entitled to a 50% discount on all PFLAG publications! Contact publications@pflag.org to get the discount code.

the guide to being a straight ally (Third Edition)
This guide will help you understand how straight allies fit in the effort to achieve equality for all. Learn more about what it means to be a straight ally and get some great tips and tools to being more supportive of your LGBT, friends, family, and colleagues. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)

the 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. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)

Straight for Equality: A PFLAG Field Guide
This step-by-step field guide has three great ideas for using the Straight for Equality project with your chapter. Learn how to share information about this new project, energize your speakers bureau, and engage new coalition partners. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)

You’re Invited: A PFLAG Guide to Engaging New Allies
This step-by-step field guide has six great ideas for using the Straight for Equality project in your community Learn how to use Straight for Equality to table at a non-LGBT event, organize a day of service, host a movie night, start a book club, plan a trip to the theater, or host a party! The guide even includes a chapter on how to promote your events and stay in contact with participants.

read this before you put your metatarsals between your mandible and maxilla: Straight for Equality in Healthcare
This guide helps healthcare professionals understand how they too can help move equality forward. By being more inclusive in their language and learning more about the unique challenges that LGBT people face doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals can change – or save – lives. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)

Straight for Equality in Healthcare: A PFLAG Chapter Field Guide
This step-by-step field guide has five great ideas for using the Straight for Equality in Healthcare project with your chapter. Learn how to spread the word about this new project with a guide drop-off day, expand your chapter’s network of coalition partners, volunteer as a chapter, table at a healthcare related event, and energize your speakers bureau. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)

be not afraid -- help is on the way! straight for equality in faith communities
The challenge of finding ways to be a straight ally of faith remains one of the biggest barriers for people when it comes to expressing support for their LGBT friends and family. This publication will help readers examine what it means to be a straight ally of faith, hear the stories of other allies who have taken a similar journey, get suggestions for how to work past barriers, and find out specific ways to be an ally in your faith community. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)

Want to Be a Straight Ally? Have Faith! A Program for PFLAG Chapters
Looking for a way to talk about being a straight ally with your faith community? This PFLAG chapter program will provide you with a step-by-step guide to how to create a powerful program that your chapter can host in a faith community where you live. Using personal stories and great resources, this is an effective way to reframe who allies of faith are, how they come to be allies, and what they can do to be supportive.

About Straight for Equality
This one-page overview details a brief history of the Straight for Equality project and outlines our core principles when it comes to straight allies. It also highlights a few of our accomplishments (so far)!

I’m a Straight Ally Because… Postcard
Use these postcards as a part of an event to amplify the reasons people identify as straight allies. The card is a perfect for events, and is a great way to get a conversation started. The reverse side provides instant resources to pass along. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)

I Need a Straight Ally Because… Postcard
Created for LGBTs, these cards help communicate why a person needs a straight ally. Great for events and for getting conversations started. The reverse side provides you with some instant resources to pass along. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)

As a trans ally I will... Postcard
Use these postcards as part of an event to show people how to be better trans allies. The card can also be used as a part of a social media campaign and is a great way to get a conversation strated. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)

Breaking Binaries Worksheet
Use this worksheet to understand how you personally understand your assigned birth sex, gender expression, gender identitiy, and sexual orientation. You can use this tool as a conversation starter about non-binary identities.