This article was published on April 5th, 2023
For people who strive to be genuine allies of the LGBTQ it can, at times, be difficult to navigate and understand the complexities and the needs of the queer community, and how to do it correctly. A new guide, The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ Advocate, by Jeannie Gainsburg, an award-winning educational trainer and consultant in the field of LGBTQ+ inclusion and effective allyship, offers insightful knowledge, information, and tools, making it a vital resource for people who truly and authentically want to get involved in a meaningful way.
This guide isn’t written trying to convince people why they should become an ally of the LGBTQ+ community. It helps the reader understand how to be an ally. The Savvy Ally is written in an engaging style, with real-life examples, fun facts, and pop quizzes. It will help readers gain the confidence they need, using new tools to work towards creating and building a more inclusive world.
Topics in the guide including pronouns and gender identities, common terms and language used by the LGBTQ community, etiquette and language to avoid, tips to avoid difficult and awkward conversations, how to create inclusive spaces, effective ways to recover after making honest mistakes, and how to be a sustainable ally.
The Savvy Ally is a great resource for parents, friends and family, coworkers, teachers, social workers, marketers, and sponsors, who want to be supportive of the LGBTQ community, but do not now how. This guide will help readers become more confident, active allies, who can make meaningful change. The information is entertaining, informative, and supportive. It’s the jumpstart that every allies needs.
100% of all royalties from the first year of sales will be donated to non-profit organizations that work to build a safer and more inclusive world for LGBTQ people.
Get your copy of The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ Advocate now: www.savvyallyaction.com.