The Mother of a Movement

Jeanne Manford--Ally, Activist, and Co-Founder of PFLAG

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Pub Date 04 Oct 2022 | Archive Date 04 Oct 2022

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The Mother of a Movement is a true story of parental support and unconditional love. It tells the story of Jeanne Manford, the co-founder of PFLAG. When her son Morty was beaten by New York City officials for handing out pro-gay leaflets, Manford wrote a powerful letter to the New York Post to complain about how Morty was treated. In the letter she came out as the mother of a gay son. The letter was published. Morty invited his mother to march with him in the June 1972 Christopher Street Parade. While marching, she had the idea to form a group to help parents and families of LGBTQ+ people. That was the beginning of PFLAG.
The Mother of a Movement is a true story of parental support and unconditional love. It tells the story of Jeanne Manford, the co-founder of PFLAG. When her son Morty was beaten by New York City...

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