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The two session workshop is September 21 and 28 from 1-3:30 p.m. ET each day. Learn more and register today!

Resources

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How To Create A Culture Of Safety With Bystander Intervention Training

Miller offers the advice of experts not to confront the harasser in the moment (I assume she means in circumstances where the victim is not in peril), and instead suggests a variety of tactics:

• Distract the harasser: The bystander can address the victim directly and pull them out of the situation.

• Confront the harasser: Reflect on what you saw and ask them about it.

• Check in with the victim: Ask how they are and make sure they know they did nothing wrong.

Know Your Rights: Witnessing Sexual Harassment at Work

What Is Workplace Sexual Harassment?

Sexual harassment is a type of sex discrimination that violates federal law under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Illegal workplace sexual harassment can happen between people of the same gender, different genders, coworkers, an employee and a client or customer, or an employee and their supervisor, among others. Harassment can occur almost anywhere, including in the workplace, at a work-related event outside of the workplace, or during work travel.

Bystander Intervention

Bystander Intervention Do's and Don'ts

If you witness public instances of racist, anti-Black, anti-Muslim, anti-Trans, or any other form of oppressive interpersonal violence and harassment, use these tips on how to intervene while considering the safety of everyone involved.  

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Bystander Intervention Training Resources

Hollaback! provides digital trainings on how to do your part to protect your neighbors when bigotry and harassment collide in front of you. 

Library of Congress on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. In the United States the last Sunday in June was initially celebrated as “Gay Pride Day,” but the actual day was flexible. In major cities across the nation the “day” soon grew to encompass a month-long series of events.

Being African American & LGBTQ: An Introduction

This resource is specific to the experiences of LGBTQ people living in the United States who identify as African American.

the straight for equality ally spectrum

Straight for Equality is a program of PFLAG National designed to invite, educate, and engage allies in the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) equality.

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world

To explain just how much gay rights differ on an international scale, Business Insider created this set of maps to visualize the issue. The results show that while homosexuality is no longer outlawed in the majority of the world, there's still a long way to go in terms of acceptance and equality for LGBTQ people.

The next time someone says 'all lives matter,' show them these 5 paragraphs

The real issue is that, while strictly true, "All Lives Matter" is a tone-deaf slogan that distracts from the real problems black people in America face.

The best explanation we've seen so far comes from Reddit, of all places. Last year, in an "Explain Like I'm 5" thread, user GeekAesthete explained, clearly and succinctly, why changing #BlackLivesMatter to #AllLivesMatter is an act of erasure that makes lots of people cringe.

Human Rights Watch - LGBT Rights

People around the world face violence and inequality—and sometimes torture, even execution—because of who they love, how they look, or who they are. Sexual orientation and gender identity are integral aspects of our selves and should never lead to discrimination or abuse. Human Rights Watch works for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender peoples' rights, and with activists representing a multiplicity of identities and issues.

7 Activists On How To Make Pride More Intersectional

Many counter-protests and die-ins have been organized at Pride festivals across the U.S. to take a stand against the erasure of multiply-marginalized members of the LGBTQ community from Pride events. Protest is an effective means of spurring change, but there are other ways to make pride more intersectional.

How to Be a Good Ally During Pride Month

In this op-ed, writer Ryan Houlihan explores key guidelines for non-LGBTQ allies to follow during Pride month — and every other day of the year.

Philadelphia Pride Flag Opposition Is a Sign of Racism in the LGBTQ Community

In this op-ed, writer Phillip Henry explores how the backlash against a more inclusive pride flag served as a reminder of racism inherent in the LGBTQ community.

WorldPride NYC 2019 Tips for LGBTQ+ Allies

We all need allies. Through the years, our heterosexual and cisgender allies have shown tremendous support to LGBTQ+ family members, friends and colleagues, helped to raise visibility and worked tirelessly alongside us to create vital political change. We are a family, and allies are an indispensable component of that supportive group.

No Justice No Pride

No Justice No Pride is a collective of organizers and activists from across the District of Columbia. We exist to end the LGBT movement’s complicity with systems of oppression that further marginalize queer and trans individuals. Our members are black, brown, queer, trans, gender nonconforming, bisexual, indigenous, two-spirit, formerly incarcerated, disabled, white allies and together we recognize that there can be no pride for some of us without liberation for all of us.

Coming Out as a Supporter - A Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation hopes this resource, created in partnership with PFLAG, helps you build bridges of understanding with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in your life. 

PFLAG

PFLAG is the extended family of the LGBTQ community. We're made up of LGBTQ individuals, family members and allies. Because together, we're stronger.

Queer Books for Teens

This website seeks to be a comprehensive list of all LGBTQIAP+ YA titles published between 2000 and 2017. It includes all major and indie US presses and selective self-published material. This website is not meant to act as a list of book recommendations, although we provide best of lists for those who seek recommendations. These lists were commissioned from experts who share that identity and feature what they felt were the best representations that specific set of identities.