For the 8th year in a row, GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network, is helping the nation celebrate National Ally week.
So what is ally week and what is an ally? And how is it different than any other week?
Much like other dates associated with commemoration, Ally week hopes to shine the spotlight on straight people who wish to aid the LGBTQ movement, and empower and educated those who may not already be involved or informed on the issues.
Luckily, the folks at GLSEN have provided resources for curious individuals or new allies looking to help:
Hello everyone, We in PFLAG Richmond want to wish all of you a happy and healthy New Year. For our next meeting, we are honored to welcome Trish Boland, Co-Chair of the Richmond Chapter of the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network (GLSEN). GLSEN’s mission is to ensure that every student in every school is [...]