As well as tagging each other in memes and going out for food, being a good friend also sometimes means being an ally – and that’s a whole different story.
An ally is someone who stands up for, supports and encourages the people around them. It’s a term that gets used a lot in the LGBTQIA+ community. In this case it refers to someone who is heterosexual and/or cisgender, but who tries to make the world a better place for people who identify as LGBTQIA+.
So, how can you be a good ally? Read this article from ReachOut to find out: https://au.reachout.com/articles/what-is-an-lgbtqia-ally-and-how-can-i-be-a-good-one