Speaker’s Bureau

PFLAG Bellevue/Eastside can provide speakers at no cost to local venues to address groups or provide staff/group training. Our speakers are LGBTQ members and their family who offer first-hand experience on topics related to sexual orientation and gender issues. We work to match speakers to your particular interests and needs, and can address a wide range of ages, professions, and points of view, including but not limited to the following:

  • Education: Middle/high school or college classrooms and assemblies, after-school events and meetings; Gay Straight Alliances/LGBTQ centers; health fairs, leadership training; Diversity Days, Days of Silence; Faculty, staff, and PTSA staff: meetings and diversity and sensitivity training.
  • Health Care: Hospitals/clinics/healthcare providers. Health-related presentations, patient support groups, staff training and meetings.
  • Government/Law: Enforcement/Libraries: Staff training and meetings, presentations, meetings, book clubs.
  • Faith-based organizations: Entire congregation or smaller groups or committees, local religious retreats, religious school classes and events.
  • Senior residential living or activity centers.  Educational presentations,  books clubs, support groups.
  • Workplace: Company presentations, staff meetings, corporate sensitivity and diversity training courses, LGBTQ employee groups, giving campaigns.
  • Civic/Community Organizations: Rotary, Kiwanis, ethnic groups, forums, special events, outreach.
  • Arts Theater/film: Panels and discussions at performances and festivals.

To arrange for a panel (or individual speaker), please fill in and submit a request form  at least two weeks prior to the engagement.


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