It’s really imortant to be an ally to trans, gender diverse and non-binary people, but how do you be the best ally you can be when you don’t know where to start?
Check out some of these great resources to help build your knowledge, understanding of respectful and inclusive language, proper use of pronouns and how to educate yourself without expecting a TGDNB person to do the work of educating you.
Remember, learning is fun, genuine effort is appreciated and progress saves lives!
The Pronoun Lowdown: Nevo Zisin (Book)
LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Language Guide whilst this guide is written for the Victorian Public Sector, it’s a very good resource for everyone.
Minus18: How To Be A Trans Ally
A Guide to Being an Ally to Transgender and Non-Binary Youth: The Trevor Project
Tips For Allies of Transgender People: GLAAD
A Beginner’s Guide to Being an Ally to Trans People: GLAAD
Supporting the Transgender People in Your Life: A Guide to Being a Good Ally: National Centre for Transgender Equality