Benefits of Being an Ally

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Benefits of Being an Ally
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You open yourself up to the possibility of close relationships with a significant portion of
the population.
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You have an opportunity to be a part of the LGBT movement for equality.
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You may become less likely to stereotype according to sex roles.
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You may increase your ability to have close and loving relationships with same-sex friends.
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You have opportunities to learn from, teach, and have an impact on a population with
whom you might not otherwise interact.
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You may be the reason an individual finally decides that his or her life is worth something.
**Source: Condensed and adapted from N.J. Evans & V. Wall, 1991.
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