Allies — people who are not LGBTQ themselves — have done an enormous amount to advance the cause of LGBTQ equality. An ally can show support for LGBTQ friends, co-workers, classmates, neighbors, co-congregants, family members and others in a wide variety of ways.

Bisexual, Allies, Coming Out, Transgender

Glossary of Terms

Many Americans refrain from talking about sexual orientation and gender identity or expression because it feels taboo, or because they’re afraid of saying the wrong thing. This glossary was written…

Allies

#LoveYourNeighbor

HRC's #LoveYourNeighbor campaign is a storytelling project focused on sharing the stories of LGBTQ people and allies in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Allies

#LoveYourNeighbor: Alabama

HRC's #LoveYourNeighbor campaign is a video storytelling project focused on sharing the experiences of LGBTQ people and allies across the South, particularly in Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi where HRC has…

Allies

#LoveYourNeighbor: Arkansas

​HRC's #LoveYourNeighbor campaign is a video storytelling project focused on sharing the experiences of LGBTQ people and allies across the South, particularly in Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi where HRC has…

Allies

#LoveYourNeighbor: Mississippi

​HRC's #LoveYourNeighbor campaign is a video storytelling project focused on sharing the experiences of LGBTQ people and allies across the South, particularly in Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi where HRC has…

Allies

Establishing an Allies/Safe Zone Program

In recent years we've seen more and more LGBTQ Ally organizations strive to make the culture of a campus or workplace more aware and accepting of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender…

Allies

LGBTQ People and Sports

For millions of Americans, sport embodies our ideals of equality, fairness, perseverance, discipline and integrity. On the field, court or track, in the ring, on the ice, or in the…

Allies, Religion & Faith, Communities of Color

A Stone of Hope

"A Stone of Hope" begins a thoughtful discussion about LGBTQ progress within the Black church.