How to be an ally

Video blogger Franchesca Ramsey gives some simple yet insightful advice on being an ally in her latest video. In '5 Tips For Being An Ally', Ramsey reminds us that, "It's not about your intent, it's your impact."

 

Here are some of the excellent resources Ramsey provides on being a better ally:

Getting Called Out: How To Apologize
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8xJX...

White Privilege: Unpacking The Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh
http://nymbp.org/reference/WhitePrivi...

The Angry Eye - Blue Eye Brown Eye experiment 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pv8m...

A Powerful Lesson About Privilege 
http://www.buzzfeed.com/nathanwpyle/t...

Managing Privilege 
http://www.upworthy.com/shut-the-fck-...

10 things allies need to know
http://everydayfeminism.com/2013/11/t...

Derailing for dummies
http://www.derailingfordummies.com/

Resources for straight or cisgender people:
Queer 101: http://www.roostertailscomic.com/comi...

White anti-racism: living the legacy
http://www.tolerance.org/supplement/w...

10 Simple Ways White People Can Step Up to Fight Everyday Racism
http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/n...

GLAAD's resources for allies
http://www.glaad.org/resources/ally

Transwhat? tips for allyship
http://transwhat.org/allyship/

10 reasons to give up ableist language
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rachel-...

Colorlines
http://colorlines.com/

Melissa Harris Perry Black Feminism syllabus
http://www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-p...

How to be a male feminist ally
http://feministcurrent.com/7988/how-t...


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