For Allies

I do not identify as LGBTQ, but I want to be supportive. How can I do that? 

There are a number of helpful resources to help you become an effective ally. Read below for resources, and don’t forget to check out our pages on Parents & Caretakers (if you’re a parent) or Education (if you’re an educational professional serving LGBTQ students.)

First, make sure to check out our LGBTQ page for starter info.

PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy.

GLAAD has a great overview of how to be an effective trans ally. They have also developed an excellent swath of materials that help address allyship.

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has an excellent general list of tips for allyship.

GLSEN has several ways to be an ally in an educational setting.

If you really want to get into a deep dive, this guide provides an excellent overview of understanding and supporting LGBTQ people.