Being an authentic ally

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She considered herself an LGBTQ ally, albeit a passive one, as she lived her life in a very conservative community. Then her husband revealed he was transgender.

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Read about one woman's transformative journey to becoming an authentic ally and support for her spouse.

Journey to authenticity: Being a LGBT ally, yet feeling like a fraud


Anonymous. (2016, July 6). Journey to Authenticity: Being an LGBT ally yet feeling like a fraud. Catalyst.

Gender Identity Gender identity icon Our core sense of who we are as a man, a woman, a mixture of both, or neither.

Gender Expression Gender expression icon How we show up in the world through choices like clothing, hair style, mannerisms or tone of voice.

Attraction attraction icon How we feel toward others sexually, romantically and/or emotionally.

Biological Sex Biological sex icon Physical attributes such as reproductive organs and genitalia, chromosomes, genes and hormone levels.

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