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Advocate for Equal Rights

As pride season is approaching us, we as human beings must acknowledge the struggles members of the LGBT+ community face today. Even if you aren’t a part of the LGBT+ community, you can still show your support as an ally.

Allies are some of the most effective and powerful voices of the LGBT+ movement. Not only do allies help people in the coming-out process, but they also help others understand the importance of equality, fairness, acceptance and mutual respect. Below are some of the many reasons why you should be an ally for the LGBT+ community.
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To learn more about PFLAG’s beginnings click the link below:

To learn more about becoming an advocate in Silver City click the link below:

During the month of June consider reaching out to the local PFLAG Chapter in your area. PFLAG breaks down advocacy and so much more:
An LGBT+ ally is a heterosexual and cisgender person who supports equal civil rights, gender equality, LGBT+ social movements, and challenges homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia. Despite this, some people who meet this definition do not identify themselves as straight allies.

Here is a beautiful Tedx Talk about the work that still needs to happen and how we can all do our part to support LGBTQ+: