PFLAG Oregon Central Coast  plans to schedule “GAY 101” information community forums around the county.  Goals would include furnishing information, increasing the number of Welcoming Churches in Lincoln County, increasing awareness & support, and increasing the visibility in business community.

At the links below are informational sheets in PDF format with basic information about the LGBT community.

At these links are “Gay 101” basic facts  and LGBT by the numbers.

A summary of the key findings of the 2011 National School Climate Survey concerning hosticle schoole climate and its effects on the education outcomes and psychological well-being of students is found at this link.

Brief key findings of what the research says about Bullying, LGBT teens, and the effects of hostile school climate, and the effects of positive interventions and support is summarized at this link.