October 2nd, 2012 by Admin
October 15-19, 2012 is Ally Week
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network) and students across the country, members of Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) or similar student clubs, will celebrate Ally Week on Oct 15-19 in schools and communities nationwide. For more information and to take the pledge to be an Ally online go to: www.glsen.org.
What is an Ally?
Allies are people who do not identify as LGBT, but who support this community by standing against the bullying and harassment LGBT youth face in school.
Become an Ally.
Be an Ally.
Be the Change.
Homophobia can be the cause of a great deal of pain for LGBT youth who just want to be themselves. For more information about homophobia go to www.restoftheway.com and read the chapter, “Effects of Homophobia.”2012 Ally Week Bullying Gay Lesbian GLSEN GSAs Homophobia October 15 19 Straight Allies