Be an Ally
Being an ally to LGBTQI individuals and communities is a process, and something that a person has to work on every day. While we can't give any one person a definitive list of actions to take to be a supportive and helpful ally in every situation, here are some links to get you started.
- The University of Missouri-Kansas Becoming an Ally outlines why people become allies to LGBTQI individuals and communities, what it means to be an ally, and what steps you can take to become an ally.
- Specific tips for being an ally to trans* indviduals from the LGBT Center at UC Davis: Trans Ally Tips
- For teachers: Making Classrooms Welcoming for Trans Students
- GLAAD’s Media Reference Guide provides useful information on a broad selection of LGBTQ related issues.