the need for allyship 🤝🏽
Understanding the LGBTQIA+ spectrum 🌈
Sex Assigned At Birth
A person's sex assigned at birth is based on their reproductive organs. eg: male, female, intersex
A person's internal and individual experience of gender. It's their sense of being a woman, a man or anywhere along the gender spectrum. eg: male, female, agender, non-binary, etc.
The way in which a person expresses their gender identity, typically through their appearance, dressing, behaviour and mannerisms. eg: feminine, masculine, androgynous, fluid, etc.
A person's identity in relation to the gender or genders towards which they are sexually attracted to. eg: heterosexual, bisexual, pansexual, asexual, etc.
A person's identity in relation to the gender or genders towards which they experience romantic attraction. eg: biromantic, heteroromantic, aromantic, demiromantic, etc.
Your role as an Ally 🙌🏿
Who are you pledging allyship to?
you can choose to pledge your allyship and support someone you know who is part of the LGBTQIA+ community. Pick your relationship with them and their identity to pledge your support