Great Lakes Bay Region
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of the Great Lakes Bay Region
PFLAG 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.
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+
PFLAG began in 1973 and has 400 Chapters across the United States.
PFLAG Great Lakes Bay Region was founded in 1990.
Membership/Board of Directors
Support, Education, and Advocacy
Our members are from all corners of the Great Lakes Bay Region and have a common goal of supporting Parents and Friends of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual & Transgender individuals and their families.
President, Tom Brubaker
Vice President, Leisha Dougherty
Treasurer, Marc Cesere
Secretary, Rev. Rebecca Dunn
Director, Omar Jones
Director, Andrea Norton
Director, Jill Schultz
Director, Donny Winter
1st United Methodist Church
4790 1/2 Gratiot Road
Saginaw, MI 48638
Sundays 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Confidentiality is a fundamental agreement for all who participate in PFLAG. Anything said in a meeting is confidential to the group. What you hear and who you see stays here. Thank you for considering safety and well-being!
Use "I" statements.
Express feelings, not opinions.
Be respectful of time.
Give your full attention.
Respect differences and diversity of views.