Ally

Written by on October 29, 2017

Planned Parenthood Term: Ally

Planned Parenthood Glossary

Someone who’s on the same side as you. Often used to describe someone who takes a stand against oppression or discrimination who is not a member of the oppressed group — for example, a white person who speaks out against racism or a straight person who speaks out against homophobia.

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UC Davis Glossary

The action of working to end oppression through the support of, and as an advocate with and for, a group other than one’s own.

We Are Family Charleston Term:

Glossary

Someone who is a friend, advocate, and/or activist for LGBTQ people. A heterosexual ally is also someone who confronts heterosexism in themselves and others. The term ally is generally used for any member of a dominant group who is a friend, advocate or activist for people in an oppressed group (i.e. White Ally for People of Color).

Synonyms:
Allyship, Heterosexual Ally, Straight Ally
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