This week has been a difficult one for the LGBTQ community, it’s been exhausting to say the least. If it wasn’t being compared to a contagion, it was hearing someone tell me that I chose to be gay.
But the thing that probably broke the proverbial camel’s back, what’s hurt the most, is the disappearance of so many so-called “allies”. It’s not that they’ve turned homophobic – far from it – it’s just that haven’t been a little absent during our time of need.
Definition of an Ally:
A straight ally or heterosexual ally is a heterosexual and cis-gender person who supports equal civil rights, gender equality, LGBT social movements, and challenges homophobia, biphobia and transphobia.