tools for parents More than 25 years of peer-to-peer support PFLAG Springfield/SWMO started with parents. PFLAG Springfield/SWMO started with parents. For more than 25 years, we have been providing peer-to-peer support and resources to make sure that the family members of people who are LGBTQ+ get support in the way that best serves their needs. This allows families to support, affirm, and advocate for their LGBTQ+ children and loved ones.The PFLAG Springfield/SWMO Parent Support Group occurs virtually on the first Thursday of each month at 7 pm and is open to parents, guardians, and other caregivers of LGBTQ+ children. Email us for more information and to access the Zoom call. Resources When Someone Comes Out A PFLAGers Guide to Demonstrating Support and Acceptance, a free seminar and training toolkit from PFLAG National Our Children Questions and Answers for Parents and Families of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning People Our Trans Loved Ones Questions and Answers for Parents, Families, and Friends of People Who Are Transgender and Gender Expansive Parents Quick Tips for Supporting Your LGBTQ+ Kids–and YOURSELF–During the Coming-Out Process Coming Out Information for Parents of LGBTQ+ Teens Faith In Our Families Reconciling Your Faith with the Knowledge that a Loved One is LGBTQ+ Bisexuality 101 Ally to Transgender A Guide to Being an Ally to Transgender and Nonbinary Youth Pronouns What are personal pronouns and why do they matter?