Discussion on LGBTQ Youth and Mental Health – February 10, Columbia, MD

Tuesday, February 10
PFLAG Meeting
Owen Brown Interfaith Center
7246 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD
Razia Kosi, is a mental health professional, the co-founder of Counselors Helping (South) Asians/Indians, Inc. (CHAI) and the Cultural Proficiency Specialist with the Howard County Public School System. Her daughter Maya, a high school senior, recently penned a moving essay entitled “I Was Born Pansexual. The Diagnosis Came Later.” about her journey and the lack of support LGBTQ youth face from our society.

LGBT Youth Foster Parent Information Session – January 28, Columbia, MD

Wednesday, January 28, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045
Hour-long panel, followed by Q&A

Equality Maryland is partnering with Hearts & Homes and PFLAG Howard County to host an Information Session for potential foster parents, specifically in consideration of the needs of LGBT foster youth.

Planned Parenthood of Maryland Teen Talks By and For Teens- 3rd Thursday of month

Teen Talk is a monthly discussion group for teens run by trained PPM teen Peer Educators. It’s fun, informal and there’s free pizza! These programs cover a wide range of topics, from birth control to healthy relationships. Upcoming Teen Talks and Topics: October 17th: Sexual Orientation November 21st: Drugs, Alcohol, and Sexual Situations.