PFLAG Johns Creek – Upcoming Support Group Meetings – Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:00 PM

PFLAG JOHNS CREEK upcoming support group meetings:

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
7 – 9 PM

Johns Creek United Methodist Church
11180 Medlock Bridge Road
Johns Creek, GA  30097
(3rd Floor – Rooms 315, 320, 322)

Google Maps link: MAP

Enter the building via the smaller portico entrance on the Bell Road side of the building. Look for the PFLAG signs and/or greeters outside or just inside the building. Take the stairs or elevator to the 3rd floor, rooms 315, 320, and 322. Look for the signs and/or greeters in the 3rd floor hallway. *

We have three separate small groups, each led by PFLAG trained facilitators and each room has a sign identifying which group is meeting in that room. Choose the group that is best for you:

LGBTQ – General support/discussion for LGBTQ individuals and their parents/families/friends.
LGBTQ Youth – Specific support/discussion for LGBTQ youth and their youth friends/allies.
Transgender – Specific support/discussion for transgender individuals and their parents/families/friends.

PFLAG Johns Creek is here for you! Providing free and confidential support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people, and their parents, families, and friends in the North Atlanta community, including North Fulton, Forsyth, and Gwinnett counties and the communities of Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Duluth, Suwanee, Cumming, Buford, and other surrounding areas.

PFLAG Johns Creek meets at Johns Creek United Methodist Church at 7 PM on the third Tuesday of each and every month.

If you do not feel comfortable coming to a meeting or you urgently need to speak with someone before the date of our next meetings, PFLAG Johns Creek is here to help and we are happy to speak with you over the phone or in person. Just send us a message at our secure and confidential e-mail address:



Not in the Johns Creek area? Visit the PFLAG National website for other locations:

EMBRACE YOUR TRUTH WORKSHOP – Sat, Feb 6, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Facilitated by Transformation Journeys




Kirkwood United Church of Christ

2033 Hosea L. Williams Drive

Atlanta, GA 30317 



Feb 06, 2016 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Begins promptly at 1:00 p,m. (please arrive a little early) and ends promptly at 4:00 p.m.


General $35.00 ($37.22 w/service fee) REGISTER HERE


Each of us have unlived aspects of ourselves waiting to be brought forth, for our own fulfillment and for the healing of our world. In this interactive workshop you’ll learn tools you can use daily to fully embrace your truth by…

1. Listening to your heart,
2. Loving yourself,
3. Persevering through push back and
4. Living your purpose.

Come discover YOUR Divine magnificence and be inspired to live your truth courageously by hearing how a transgender woman used these tools to embrace her truth, even in the midst of great opposition.



Gabrielle Claiborne is an inspiring motivational speaker and a successful business owner. She serves on the Board of Directors for Atlanta Pride and was recently honored as Atlanta’s Best Trans Activist.

Rev. Linda Herzer is a dynamic preacher, teacher and workshop leader. She is currently writing a book on what the Bible says in support of the transgender experience.

Gabrielle and Linda are co-founders of TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY, providing workshops, seminars, presentations and transgender cultural competency training to businesses, corporations, religious groups, colleges and community organizations. Follow their activities on FaceBook at Transformation Journeys.

2016 Georgia GSA Youth Summit – Georgia Safe Schools Coalition

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2016 Georgia GSA Youth Summit

Georgia Safe Schools Coalition

Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EST)

2016 Georgia GSA Youth Summit

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A Project of the Georgia Safe Schools Coalition (GSSC) and its partner organizations (e.g., PFLAG, Lambda Legal, Georgia Equality)



The 2016 Georgia GSA Youth Summit will run from 9:00-9:00, and will offer education, entertainment, breakout sessions, advocacy, and new friendships.

There will be a social/talent show.


What Programs Would Interest You?

Take the survey and let  the program folks know:


Previous year’s Summit included the following sessions:

  • A Beginner’s Guide To Activism/Advocacy
  • Artful Activism for the Queer-minded
  • Campus Crossroads
  • Confronting Hetero and Cisgender Privilege in the Classroom…
  • Embracing Intersections of Identity to Promote Personal Development and Academic Achievement for LGBTQQIA College Students
  • Experience as the accepting mother of a gay child
  • Exploring Femme Identity
  • Faithful and True: Being LGBTQ in a Religious Community
  • From The Ground Up: Building Safe Spaces At All Intersections
  • Fundraising 101: “Show Me The Money”
  • Garbo – Garland – Gaga: Pop Culture & the Queer Community
  • Hello I’m Straight Gay
  • Identity Crisis
  • Identity Poetics: A Queer Poetry Writing and Performance Workshop
  • Let’s Get This Party Started
  • Loving Ourselv(es) Through Contemplative Practice
  • People of Color Caucus
  • Pushing Back Against Push Out!
  • QTPOCs in College
  • Queer Youth Advocacy!
  • Questions Parents/Guardians Ask Counselors: Supporting for families with LGBTQ children
  • Roundtable: Planning
  • Sero-Junction
  • Teen Dating Violence and the LGBTQ Community
  • The Affordable Care Act and How It Benefits LGBT Youth
  • The Dynamics of the Black Family: Adolescent Trials and Tribulations of LGBT Youth
  • This assignment is so gay.
  • Trans* Youth Caucus
  • West African Drumming
  • What is sex and what does it mean to you?
  • Yoga Fit
  • Youth Leadership Roundtable
  • Youth Panel



If you are looking for an LGBTQ friendly place to stay near the summit, we encourage you to make reservations at the Courtyard by Marriott in Decatur.  You can access their webpage at


Talent Show!

At the end of the event we have an exciting talent show. Please plan to stay.  If you would like to participate, please note it on this site. In addition, email Jesse McNulty ( with the type, length of act, and stage name.


Resource Fair

There was also a Resource Fair of LGBTQ organizations and supports groups to share info. Many colleges had tables sharing about their school and the GSA community there. For many high school students, this was a key resource!


Have questions about 2016 Georgia GSA Youth Summit? Contact Georgia Safe Schools Coalition