How To Be A Good LGBTQ Ally

030 – In this episode, Heather shares seven tips for being a good ally and why being a good ally to your Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer loved one is so important.

1. Be a good listener
2. Don't be afraid to ask questions, but do your own research
3. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable
4. Speak up
5. Support equality
6. Learn the language
7. Offer financial support if you are able

Resources mentioned in the episode:
GLSEN – www.glsen.org
The Trevor Project – www.thetrevorproject.org
SAGE – www.sage.org
How to be an LGBTQ Ally – Next Avenue
LGBTQ Ally Tips – UCDavis LGBTQIA Resource Center
Ways to be an LGBTQ Ally and Supporter – Oprah Magazine
Being an Ally – Youth for Change
What a Good LGBTQ Ally Looks Like – Vox
Terminology glossaries – Human Rights Campaign, Lambda Legal, The Trevor Project, PLFAG
The Genderbread Person

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