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Straight ally

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A straight ally or heterosexual ally is a heterosexual and cisgender person who supports equal civil rights, gender equality, LGBT social movements, and challenges homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. [1]

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Athlete Ally

Athlete Ally is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that believes sport will change the world when it welcomes and empowers all people.

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Atticus Circle

Atticus Circle is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and mobilize heterosexual people to advance equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender partners, parents, and their children.

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Biphobia is aversion toward bisexuality and toward bisexual people as a social group or as individuals.

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Cisgender (often abbreviated to simply cis) is a term for people whose gender identity matches the sex that they were assigned at birth.

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Civil and political rights

Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.

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Gay–straight alliance

A gay–straight alliance (GSA) is a student-led or community-based organization, found in middle schools and high schools as well as colleges and universities, primarily in the United States and Canada, that is intended to provide a safe and supportive environment for LGBT youth (or those who are perceived as such) and their heterosexual and cisgender allies.

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Gender equality

Gender equality, also known as sexual equality, is the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviors, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender.

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GLAAD (formerly the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) is a U.S. non-governmental media monitoring organization founded by LGBT people in the media.

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GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders

GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is a non-profit legal rights organization in the United States.

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Heteronormativity is the belief that people fall into distinct and complementary genders (male and female) with natural roles in life.

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Heterosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between persons of the opposite sex or gender.

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The words homophile and homophilia are dated terms for homosexuality.

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Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).

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Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is the largest LGBT civil rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization in the United States.

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Human rights in the United States

Human rights in the United States comprise and very focused of a series of rights which are legally protected by the Constitution of the United States, including the amendments, state constitutions, conferred by treaty and customary international law, and enacted legislatively through Congress, state legislatures, and state referenda and citizen's initiatives.

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Jeanne Manford

Jeanne Sobelson Manford (December 4, 1920 – January 8, 2013) was an American schoolteacher and activist.

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LGBT rights in the United States

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights in the United States of America vary by jurisdiction.

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LGBT social movements

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social movements are social movements that advocate for LGBT+ people in society.

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PFLAG is the United States' first and largest organization uniting families and allies with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ).

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Transphobia is a range of negative attitudes, feelings or actions toward transgender or transsexual people, or toward transsexuality.

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Zach Wahls

Zacharia "Zach" Wahls (born July 15, 1991) is an American activist on behalf of LGBT equality, author, and a Democratic Party candidate in the 2018 Iowa General Assembly election.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straight_ally

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