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PFLAG (pronounced “P-flag”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that envisions a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. Buffalo/Niagara PFLAG is one of over 200 chapters across the country and around the world.


Our Mission
By meeting people where they are and collaborating with others, PFLAG realizes its vision through:
    • Support for families, allies, and people who are LGBTQ+
    • Education for ourselves and others about the unique issues and challenges facing people who are LGBTQ+
    • Advocacy in our communities to change attitudes and create policies and laws that achieve full equality for people who
      are LGBTQ+


Additional information about PFLAG’s history, vision, structure and more can be found on the About page of the PFLAG National's website,

PFLAG Buffalo/Niagara 
Board of Directors

Julie Christiano – President

David Barrett – Treasurer

Lisbeth Ball – Secretary



Sharon Barrett

Jeanne Mullen



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