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How to be a Transgender Ally

How to be a Transgender Ally

Credit: James Patton
Sometimes it is easier to learn from video. Here are some brief clips of people offering tips for being a good ally.
How to be a Trans Ally: The Video6/17/152:50Evolve Benton (aka Emotions the Poet) presents a powerful call to action. It is more a case for being an ally than a how to.
5 Tips for Being an Ally11/22/143:31Franchesca Ramsey, a straight, cis-woman, deals some straight talk about being an ally. She is best known as Chescaleigh, a writer, actress and video blogger with over 200,000 subscribers.
How to be a Trans Ally: Ft. Daniella Carter6/19/154:41In talk show format, Raymond Braun conducts a lively interview with Daniella Carter about the importance of allies in her life. Great examples of teachers who made a difference.
How To be a Good Trans Ally | Ft. Jackson Bird8/13/159:07A male transgender student offers tips on some does and don’ts for how he likes to be treated by others.
10 Ways to be a Trans Ally / Trans-guy Myths1/24/142:50 / 3:00In these entertaining, high energy clips, trans man Benton and lesbian Ariel discuss some of the more offensive behaviors and assumptions people make.
Walking In The Shoes Of The Other (TEDx)8/10/1518:10Timothy Kurek decided to pretend to be openly gay in his very conservative community for a whole year. It changed his way of thinking about homosexuals and any other person who could be different.




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Tina White

I like to write and speak on issues of identity, equity, inclusion, and social justice. I believe that, when we learn to see and embrace the person inside one another, our lives, communities, and organizations are all the richer.
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