Allies—people who are not LGBT themselves—have done an enormous amount to advance the cause of LGBT equality. An ally can show support for LGBT friends, co-workers, classmates, neighbors, co-congregants, family members and others in a wide variety of ways. Consult An Ally’s Guide to Issues Facing the LGBT Community to explore ways in which allies can promote LGBT equality. And to learn more about "safe zone" programs for allies, visit the link at left.

An Ally's Guide to Issues Facing LGBT Americans

LGBT Allies, LGBT Ally, LGBT supporter

Read a primer on challenges faced by LGBT people and what allies are doing to work for change.

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Come Out as a Supporter

Coming Out as a Supporter

Build bridges of understanding when someone you know comes out to you.

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Allies/Safe Zone Programs

Establish an LGBT ally safe zone at your school

Find tips for establishing an LGBT ally network in your school or community.

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