Allyship is a verb; it is the continuous practice of doing the work of standing up for marginalized groups. Allyship is not an identity we can claim where we can give ourselves credit for previous practices. Instead, the title of being an ally should only be bestowed us by the groups that we have continually stood up for and stood in solidarity with.
Here are some tips on how to practice continuous allyship for LGBTQI2S people:
Want to act in allyship but not sure of what to do when you see or hear hurtful or offensive behaviour?
Here are some tips and some ideas on how to respond: