Did you hear how American Idol wanted to “include” transgender contestants? Or how Jose Canseco planned to “understand” Caitlyn Jenner?
Kat Blaque’s got the scoop on how these examples show what fake allyship looks like. You’ve probably come across fake allies – know anyone who has a rainbow flag on their profile picture, but doesn’t actually show up to give LGBTQIA+ folks actual support?
Sometimes it might feel like you have to settle for any support you can get. But here’s a helpful reminder that you deserve better.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 5 Reasons I Refuse to Call Myself An ‘Ally’ – And Why I Use ‘Turncoat’ Instead
- So You Call Yourself an Ally: 10 Things All ‘Allies’ Need to Know
Kat Blaque is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism. She’s also a children’s illustrator and thrift store shopper. Check out Kat’s website and YouTube channel, and follow Kat on Twitter @. Watch her videos here!
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