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If you or someone you know is straight and wants to support LGBT communities, join in the fight for equality, or just learn more about these issues, you’ve come to the right place.  PFLAG needs your help.  You are welcome to come to a chapter meeting.

This post contains articles and a sample syllabus for a course for straight allies to LGBT communities.

Being a Straight Ally to the LGBT communityJi, P. (2004). Being a straight ally to the LGBT community – “Start There.” The Community Psychologist, 37(1), 13-15. (only 3 pages!)

Ji – Heterosexual Ally to LGBT communities –  Ji, P. (2007). Being a heterosexual ally to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community: Reflections and development. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Psychotherapy, 11(3-4), 173-185.

Academic Course that trains Heterosexual students to be allies to lgbt communities – Ji, P., DuBois, S.N., Finnessy, P. (2009). An academic course that teaches heterosexual students to be allies to LGBT communities:  A Qualitative Analysis. The Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 21(2).

LGBT Ally Course Syllabus Fall 2008 – sample course syllabus for the LGBT ally class